OK. Thank you Jim/Nathan.

Ashim : )

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Nathan Rixham <nrix...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ashim Kapoor wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I am reading "PHP5 and MySQL Bible". Chapter 7 of the book says that PHP
>> can
>> use GET and POST in the SAME page! Also it says that we can use the SAME
>> variables in GET and POST variable sets and that conflict resolution is
>> done
>> by variable_order option in php.ini Can some one write a small program to
>> illustrate the previous ideas?  It is not clear to me as to how to
>> implement
>> this.
> I noticed you've already received one response, so here's some more
> background info.
> It's using $_GET and $_POST in the same script, not HTTP GET and HTTP POST.
> $_GET in PHP correlates to the query string parameters in the URL requested,
> $_POST in PHP correlates to form data which is POSTed to the server inside a
> message, with the type application/x-www-form-urlencoded.
> One could say that $_GET and $_POST are named misleadingly, and that infact
> The two are quite separate and can both be used at the same time.
> HTML forms allow a method to be set, GET or POST, if GET then the form is
> treated like an URL construction template, if POST then it's treated like a
> message body construction template.
> It's worth reading up on both HTTP and HTML Forms when using PHP, since PHP
> is a "Pre Hypertext Processor" and HTTP is the Hypertext transfer protocol,
> and HTML is the Hypertext markup language :)
> Best,
> Nathan

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