Submit web form only client-side with Python? COM?

Jay Loden python at
Sun Aug 5 18:54:35 CEST 2007

Gabriel Genellina wrote:
> En Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:17:35 -0300, Jay Loden <python at>  
> escribió:
>> Paul Rubin wrote:
>>> goldtech <goldtech at> writes:
>>>> So I can present the user with an HTML form in it - but how can I
>>>> write the form data to a local file on my work station?
>>> The simplest way is with the cgi and CGIHTTPServer modules.  You'd
>>> write your form in an html file, with the target set to a Python
>> CGIHTTPServer is not available on Windows (OP said they are on Win XP)
> CGIHTTPServer does work on Windows (even on Python 2.1, as far as I can  
> go) and using it might be simple enough.

Hrm, if so then it's a documentation bug. That's actually good news then in this
case :-)
(see )


> I can't see any other reply from you on this thread... (I'm using the  
> gmane newsgroup interfase)

It's under the title "Client-side HTML form processing with Python?", apparently
the same post is listed twice or something like that.


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