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What is the 'sexisgood' parameter for?

by blazar (Canon)
on May 05, 2005 at 13:16 UTC ( #454346=monkdiscuss: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

In the Perl Monks User Search node (including "my own"), if I change any option and press the Search button, I get an URL containing the sexisgood=Search parameter assignment, which is blocked by our squid. Now this is annoying, and I'm about to ask the admins to unblock it, but still I wonder what it is really for, since removing it manually doesn't seem to do any harm...

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Re: What is the 'sexisgood' parameter for?
by jasonk (Parson) on May 05, 2005 at 13:21 UTC

    Did you try viewing the source of the search page? 'sexisgood' is the name of the submit button.


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Re: What is the 'sexisgood' parameter for?
by dynamo (Chaplain) on May 05, 2005 at 17:04 UTC
    'sexisgood=Search' is misplaced in that URL, it should be a short entry in the poetry section.
Re: What is the 'sexisgood' parameter for?
by Ovid (Cardinal) on May 05, 2005 at 22:07 UTC

      I guess those who go around reading the source to web pages need to be reminded?

      90% of every Perl application is already written.
      dragonchild

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