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From: S. Mike Dierken <mike@dierken.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 20:31:50 -0700
Message-ID: <20051022033147.86FA7107B51@legolas.dreamhost.com>

> > Or is it just "hitting" -- making an hidden HTTP GET request of each 
> > token in the "ping" attibute?
> 
> Right. Hidden HTTP POST request, as it happens, but yes.
Oh, that really shouldn't be done via POST. Clicking a link should be safe
and sending a POST as a side-effect is not safe.
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