Using $_REQUEST["variable"] causes the script to work.
Why is this? And, why can I not use $_POST?

"David Scott" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> I am going through the introductory tutorial on and am
> stuck on this page:
> I have been able to get all of the examples up to this point to work.
> The form is simple: it asks for a text "name", a text "age" and has a
> button. The information is submitted to action.php.
> Action.php contains this code:
> Hi <?php echo $_POST["name"]; ?>.
> You are <?php echo $_POST["age"]; ?> years old.
> I saved action.php as a text file with only the information above.
> When I enter JoeBob into the name field and 27 into the age field, I get
> this for output:
> Hi
> Notice: Undefined index: name in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\action.php on line 1
> . You are
> Notice: Undefined index: age in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\action.php on line 2
> years old.
> What can I do to remedy this?

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