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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] how does the apache cycle treat POST request
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2007 18:28:23 GMT
On Dec 10, 2007 5:41 AM, Oteng Michael Raesima <> wrote:
> hi
> I would like to know how the POST request is treated by the Apache life
> cycle. I think the cycle clearly demonstrates a GET request where by a
> resource is located onn the web server or a redirection etc but i am not
> lear how the POST or PUT is treated.

To the core server, the only real difference between them is that POST
and PUT have a content body in the request, while GET does not. This
content body can be manipulated by input filters and read by handlers.
Other than that, the processing is quite similar.


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