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Re: post help

From: <EALTER@mail.wshs.fcps.k12.va.us>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 09:22:25 -0500 (EST)
To: www-lib@w3.org
CC: frystyk@w3.org
Message-ID: <106F6281BA5@mail.wshs.fcps.k12.va.us>
<GremlinSof@aol.com><my other email account>

Well see this form post is part of a bigger program, basicly I don't 
know how to use POST at all, like how to you post things to text 
boxes,  change radio buttons and every other web thing, i just didn't 
see how to do them in the examples thats what i really need. Also i 
need to know what they return. Because once i do them and hit the 
enter button i need the address back where post goes to

P.S. i don't want to complain cause this libary is free and great but 
if there is any way the sample programs and sample code could be 
changed and get better

>Below i copyed from the front page of hotmail.com its log in form as an
>example of what i need, if i wanted to post to this form how would i? what
>code would i use

>If you want to use one of the "automated" libwww POST tools like for
>example the command line tool

>        http://www.w3.org/ComLine/

>then you first have to figure out what data you want to send and then you
>have to pass this data as command line options to the command line tool so
>that it looks like what is described at

>        http://www.w3.org/ComLine/User/CommandLine.html

>There are several ways to figure out what data you are sending. One is to
>point the form at a server which sends back exactly what you posted. There
>are several places running such a service but I am off-line and don't have
>an address off the top of my head. Somebody else knows?
Received on Monday, 14 December 1998 16:02:19 UTC

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