[thelist] Forms

Jeff Howden jeff at jeffhowden.com
Thu Oct 23 01:54:31 CDT 2003


> From: Christopher Mahan
> > What are you trying to accomplish? There are various
> > techniques available, such as JavaScript that changes
> > the form's action dynamically, or server-side
> > techniques to branch upon receipt of post.
> If javascript is not an option, use a server-side page
> to look at which submit button was pressed, then act
> accordingly.

actually, even if scripting *is* an option, you should still only do the
decision-making server-side.  anything else is sloppy, problematic, and
possibly even open to exploit.


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