[Mailman-Developers] Re: GET vs POST (was Re: subscription confirmations)
J C Lawrence
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 22:02:40 -0700
On Thu, 19 Jul 2001 00:41:20 -0400
Jay R Ashworth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> My apologies that this is ugly; I'll try to clarify all my
> assertions here to avoid wasting bandwidth.
Using an MUA/editor which handled quote line wrapping properly would
have helped quite a bit. Suggest SuperCite. If you're one of those
desperate vim users per recent SVLUG traffic VIM has a
mode/macro/tool/something to properly handling quote wrapping.
> Perhaps I'm mistaken, and a POST *can* be called with a ?
> parameter, but in general, if you see a ?, the call will be the
> default GET, and if the page is sending parameters as a POST, then
> they'll be sent "out of band" to the URL, and the method will be
> POST instead of GET.
Nope. Do a packet sniff and watch. Its still a GET, its just that
most systems will read variables off the URL as if they had been
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