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Re^2: CGI question

by Chuma (Beadle)
on Feb 16, 2010 at 09:53 UTC ( #823448=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: CGI question
in thread CGI question

Oh right, I forgot to mention that. I could use a "get" instead, but that's inconvenient for other reasons. The user might input completely different values of x and y and mess things up. So I think it has to be "post".

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Re^3: CGI question
by Corion (Pope) on Feb 16, 2010 at 10:09 UTC

    The user can also put in completely different values for X and Y in a POST request. If you want real security, either fetch the results on behalf of the user yourself, and output them to the user (using LWP::UserAgent), or store the data in a session and pick up the data in the target from that session.

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