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From "David Reid" <dr...@jetnet.co.uk>
Subject Re: POST handlers
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2000 16:27:38 GMT
If you look back through the recent list traffic you'll see that there has
been some discussion about POST's not working for anyone at present.  There
was ISTR a post about how to fix it, but can't remember what hapenned about
it.

david
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rasmus Lerdorf" <rasmus@apache.org>
To: <new-httpd@apache.org>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: POST handlers


> > > PHP needs to be a handler and not a pure filter, which is what using
> > > ap_*_client_block() sort of implies. If the PHP filter/handler gets
control,
> > > the default handler should never see the request.
> >
> >     Why cannot we extend the default handler to handle post
> >     requests which makes the POST data available to filters
> >     through a separate API call?
>
> I think the question then becomes what we do about multiple filters
> wanting access to the POST data.  I think it would be cool if the modules
> could communicate the fact that they have read the POST data and then
> either make it available for the next filter as well, or communicate the
> fact that it has sucked up the data and it is no longer there.
>
> -Rasmus
>
>


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