Gaute Amundsen wrote:
> I want to retrieve the form fields in the order that they where submitted in 
> the http POST. I know this has been brought up before, and that the answer is 
> "You cant."
> 
> http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zope/2005-October/162460.html
> 
> For zope to refuse to expose this information to me is really quite arrogant 
> and un-unix like behavior. After all unix lets you do "rm -rf /"...

I'd say blaming zope for not reading the docs is somewhat arrogant .-)

> Now in addition to that, it happens that I have almost a hundred forms 
> scattered around maybe 50 sites that all used to use the formmail.pl script, 
> that now use our own zope based workalike.

After all, modularized rewrite would not be so bad I guess ;)

> That is, it can not "work-alike" because zope discards the information I need 
> to make it so!
> 
> To painstakingly alter them all to add this sequence ordering information, 
> just because zope refuses to do as every other scripting system out there 
> that I am aware of, is just out of the queston.

Sorry, not getting the problem. Last time I saw the formholemail.pl,
it used named form variables. You can easily access form variables
by name in Zope.

> My best Idea so far, is to use the apache proxying we use anyway, to run all 
> requests to this url through a small perl or php proxy, that ads the ordering 
> info to the POST.
> 
> Does anyone have any better ideas?
> 
Yes. Give the description of your real problem. With more details please!
Show example form as it is and where exactly your problem is.

I've yet to see a form problem zope cant handle (provided
the information is actually sent by the browser)

Regards
Tino
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