[Python-Dev] Python bugs database started

Skip Montanaro skip@mojam.com (Skip Montanaro)
Fri, 16 Jul 1999 14:04:58 -0400 (EDT)

    TP> The first time I submitted a bug, I backed up to the entry page and
    TP> hit Refresh to get the category counts updated (never saw Jitterbug
    TP> before, so must play!).  IE5 whined about something-or-other being
    TP> out of date, and would I like to "repost the data"?  I said sure.

    Barry> This makes perfect sense, and explains exactly what's going on.
    Barry> Let's call it "poor design"[1] instead of "user error".  A quick
    Barry> scan last night of the Jitterbug site shows no signs of fixes or
    Barry> workarounds.  What would Jitterbug have to do to avoid these
    Barry> kinds of problems?  

If the submission form uses METHOD=GET instead of METHOD=POST, the backup
problem should go away.


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