beating a dead horse: automated form submission

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Jan 30 05:22:44 CET 2003

Steve Holden wrote:
> What Peter is trying to say here is that, besides the *client-side* action
> of causing the form to be submitted, the button also appears in the POST
> data stream as a type=value pair, and therefore you should include a
> dictionary entry for it in your name-data pairs.
> In terms of your question, yes, submitting the data triggers the server-side
> actions that process it.

Thanks Steve.  I somehow didn't see his sentence asking about the 
"server-side onSubmit" actions, probably jumping to answer as soon
as I saw something I could answer :-), so I guess my post was 


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