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Re: Method=GET vs Method=POST

From: Rich Fields at 407.356.5842 <fields(at)>
Date: Wed Aug 11 1999 - 14:55:45 GMT
I can't comment on the "why's", but I used John Millard's program that I got from the download site,
with great success for a "simple" program, and it uses
POST.  Rich

> I am using both Swish-e and Swish++, and both are up and running great.  But
> I am
> just curious that the perl programs distributed with them used Method="GET."
> When I run the scripts, all I get is the actual text of the perl script
> rather than the search results.  Does this ring a bell with anyone? I'm
> using Method=Post instead, but would like to know why Method="GET" gets the
> perl text instead of the results.
Received on Wed Aug 11 07:48:15 1999