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From Nigel Hardy <>
Subject Re: Access to the query part of the URL
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2006 16:55:11 GMT
Nigel Hardy wrote:

> I can happily skin the output of php scripts using redirect-to, the 
> FileGenerator etc. as suggested in the Cocoon documentation and at 
> various times on this list. That works just fine for me. 
> Unfortunately, some of the php scripts I want to use like this take 
> query parts in the URL to set parameters. I can't see how to get hold 
> of those in a matcher or selector. I can catch 
> "this/that/theother.php" and skin it, but how do I get hold of the 
> parameter from "this/that/theother.php?var=42" to feed that to the 
> FileGenerator?

Thank you for the quick and informative replies. I think they can be 
summed up as simple redirection is not possible because the query parts 
get disassembled. I would need to re-build a new URL if the original has 
an unknown list of parameters. The mechanisms work on known parameters.



Nigel Hardy     Tel: +44 1970 622 434.
Dept. Computer Sci,  University of Wales, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, UK
Adran Cyfrifiadureg, Prifysgol Cymru,     Aberystwyth, SY23 3DB, UK

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