[Mailman-Developers] Re: GET vs POST (was Re: subscription confirmations)
Jay R. Ashworth
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 09:33:37 -0400
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 11:50:33PM -0700, Les Niles wrote:
> And regardless, using POST instead of
> GET is a fairly simple change. From a pragmatic point of view,
> there's not much reason not to comply with the published standard,
> even if its justification is weak.
Actually, alas, this is the crux of the discussion. It is *not* a
fairly simple change: you can't POST *from the middle of an email*,
which was the desired implementation. If you use POST, the user *has
to do another thing*.
There is much reason not to comply with the published standard: people
are stupid. Shame, isn't it?
Jay R. Ashworth email@example.com
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