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Gets but doesn't Post

Gets but doesn't Post

Gets but doesn't Post

I asked this in the CGI-bin forum as well, but I'd like to cross-polinate here in case some of you don't read that forum.

Weird problem which arose out of nowhere.  Suddenly information which is POSTed to my script is not being captured, however it is captured via the GET method.  

In other words, script.pl?var=1 works correctly however <form method="post" action="script.pl"><input type="text" name="var" value="1"></form> does not.

This just happened, and I know of nothing which changed to cause it.  I've tried both CGI_Lite and cgi-lib.pl and it occurs in both, so it's not the external library.  The script is called correctly, however the parameters are simply missing.

Any ideas?


Tom Anderson
CEO, Order amid Chaos, Inc.

RE: Gets but doesn't Post

I think I fixed it.  Changing my <base href=""> statement from www.oac-design.com to oac-design.com without the www seems to have caused the POST statements to work again.  Now, I have no idea why that would effect it, but it seems to have been the problem.  It should be resolved at the nameserver to the same IP, and in fact the script is called correctly either way, but doesn't post the parameters correctly with the www. ; Weird.  Does anyone know why that would be the case?


Tom Anderson
CEO, Order amid Chaos, Inc.

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