[Mailman-Developers] Re: GET vs POST (was Re: subscription confirmations)

Dale Newfield Dale Newfield <Dale@Newfield.org>
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 14:02:19 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 18 Jul 2001, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> Things as simple as "please click this button to confirm that you want
> to be added to this list.  If you don't, you don't need to do anything
> at all".  Which is, is it not, what we were talking about in the first
> place...

You're making the assumption that people can "click this button" in their
mail readers.  We don't know that.  We do know that once they are looking
at the page in their web browser, they can definitely "click this button"
to confirm (or do nothing).