[Python-Dev] Python bugs database started
email@example.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 out of date, and would I like to "repost the data"?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" 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.
(finally hobbling through my email after the move to Illinois...)