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How can I POST form-data

From: Poonam Mehtani <mehtani@csl.sri.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 1996 13:53:50 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199603252153.NAA21189@daisy.csl.sri.com>
To: www-lib@w3.org
Hi!

I have been trying to use the library libwww and in relation to that I have a couple of questions. 

I have an application in which I need to submit a HTML form to retrieve some document. Instead of actually filling the form I need to send the data to the query server through a command. For that I tried to use the Command Line Tool to send form data by appending query string to the URL but it didn't work.This was tried with a form using GET method. 

In case of a form using POST method, I tried sending the data(name-value string) from a local file using -post and -dest options. It seems the data gets posted but I can not retrieve any document as a result of that query. Could you tell me how this( POSTing the query string and getting the HTML document as a result of the query) can be done ?    

Thanks for your time.

Poonam Mehtani.
Received on Monday, 25 March 1996 16:54:23 GMT

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