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From William Kaufman <WKauf...@viquity.com>
Subject RE: About GET and POST methods
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2001 15:15:37 GMT
Look at the "method" attribute of the <form> element in HTML, and form
submission:

  http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/interact/forms.html#h-17.13


                                                            -- Bill K.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Swart, James (Jim) ** CTR ** [mailto:swartj@agere.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 7:51 AM
> To: 'tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: About GET and POST methods
> 
> 
> as far as I know, if you are going to send information to a 
> servlet from a
> input form (html or jsp) you have to use a GET when invoking 
> the servlet? At
> least, that's how mine are developed.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rainer Schweigkoffer [mailto:kwesi@sap.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 7:07 AM
> To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: About GET and POST methods
> 
> 
> Hi folks !
> 
> Being a newbie concerning the use of Tomcat I am marvelling about the
> following :
> 
> On SunOS 5.8 I have installed Tomcat 3.2.1 connected to Apache 1.3.19
> via mod_jk.so with both an AJP12 (port 8007) and an AJP13 (port 8009)
> handler installed. 
> 
> The Apache Server is listening on ports 80, 1080, 2080 and 
> 8080, while,
> for test purposes, I added a Tomcat Http Connection handler on
> port 7080.
> 
> Now, we have written a test servlet with differing doGet and doPost
> methods and an HTML page containing a form that uses method POST, and
> we observe the following behaviour :
> 
> o When defining the form's action to directly invoke the servlet via
>   Tomcat on port 7080, method doPost is invoked, 
> 
> o however, when defining action to invoke the servlet via Apache
>   on one of the other ports mentioned above, always method doGet
>   is invoked.
> 
> Is there any explanation for that - at least to me - surprising
> behaviour ? Did I overlook anything ? Or is it intended to work
> that way ?
> 
> Thank you very much for your kind assistance
> Rainer
> 
> ------
> All statements above reflect my personal opinion only.  
> Speaking for my
> company is highly above my salary.
> 

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