Thanks Eric, very good info!!
For now, I jsut process the string after the "?".
Things working fine.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Erik Price" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Wo Chang" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 11:14 AM
Subject: Re: [PHP] how to process URL parameers
> On Friday, April 5, 2002, at 10:36 AM, Wo Chang wrote:
> > So, if I want to include multiple parameters,
> > I'll use something like: ?a=1?b=2 right?
> No, actually in the querystring the ? only serves to separate the URL
> from the querystring. So you can only use it once, immediately after
> the URL. To add additional values, you use the & sign.
> > Another question: if I want to hide all these
> > parameters at the url, how I can do that without
> > using the form.
> If you want to do that, it's a little more complex -- you can't use the
> querystring at all. You need to pass your values via the POST method in
> HTTP. The easiest way to do this is to make an HTML form and specify
> the method of the <form> tag as POST (like this: <form method="post"
> There is another way, it's a bit more involved. You open a socket with
> the server and directly send the data as POST data. This allows you to
> avoid having to bother with a form. Rasmus Lerdorf wrote a function to
> do this (takes most of the work out of it) but it helps to understand
> how sockets work if you're going to take this route. Let me know if you
> want this function, I have a copy of it.
> I CC'd this back to the list, because there are probably others who can
> benefit from this conversation -- in general, try to keep discussion on
> the list unless there is some reason for privacy.
> Feel free to ask if you have more questions!
> Erik Price
> Web Developer Temp
> Media Lab, H.H. Brown
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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