Re: FORM element requires ACTION attribute: problems with compatibility

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Mon, 18 Aug 1997 10:06:58 -0700


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Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 10:06:58 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: FORM element requires ACTION attribute: problems with      compatibility

At 12:50p -0400 08/18/97, Greg Marr wrote:
 >
 > This made it extremely easy to write multi-pass cgi scripts, as they didn't
 > need to know the URL that was used to call them.  They could just print out
 > <FORM> or <FORM METHOD=POST> and the submission would go right back to the
 > same script.

What does it mean, "multi-pass cgi script"? What does it mean, "submission
would go right back to the same script"?

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