I have had similar issues before in my applications. I have always
assumes that they were caching issues. With the method as 'post' and
adding the current date and time in the parameters field (or query
string), I've been able to get past this issue.
This is to make sure the url being called is alway unique. You may
want to parse out punctuation characters though.

I would be interested to know if this is some sort of application
scope issue like T.J. Crowder is suggesting. It seems unlikely due to
the fact that IE is allowing it. Although I have seen IE do some
pretty weird stuff I wouldn't ignore the possibility.

On Mar 12, 6:53 am, Ronen <rrotst...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've downloaded the latest prototype (version 1.6.1) and tried to call
> a java servlet using Ajax.Request.  From IE, it works just fine
> (probably because it's using ActiveX rather than XMLHttpRequest), but
> I'm having no luck with Firefox (v3.6) and Chrome (4.0).
> The servlet that I'm calling performs a log operation right away so I
> can see whether it was called or not.  That's how I know that IE is
> successful but firefox and chrome aren't.
> I've used Firebug to try to debug firefox and I see that the line
> this.transport.send(this.body);
> is, in fact, being called by firefox.  But still, my servlet shows no
> log of being called.
> The exact javascript I'm using is below:
>      var opts = {
>           method: 'post',
>           parameters : { key:"value" },
>           onSuccess: function(transport)
>           {
>                var d = new Date();
>                document.getElementById("location").value =
> d.getTime();
>           }
>      }
>      var asyncReq = new Ajax.Request("http://localhost:8701/MyApp/
> MyServlet", opts);
> As you can see, in the success method, I just populate a textbox to
> have the current date/time, and this actually works in all browsers
> (IE, Firefox, Chrome).  Just that in Firefox and Chrome the servlet is
> not physically being called (yet the success method is).
> Any help in solving this issue is greatly appreciated.
> --Ronen

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