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posting integer form variables

posting integer form variables

posting integer form variables

I have inherited a JSP application which needs a lot of cleaning up. Before I chuck the existing code and start from scratch I'd like to know if there is something special about passing integer form variables.

I have 2 html select drop boxes. One is populated in while loop with string value the other is populated in while loop with int value. My problem is that when I print the values on the other page (recieves the posted variables) I get the "value" for the string fine but the integer is always null.

Is there some special case with integer values being posted in a form or should I just chuck the code and start from scratch?

RE: posting integer form variables

All form variables are passed as strings - there is no concept of an integer in the HTTP protocol.

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