Mon, 25 Feb 2002 08:15:59 -0500
Robert McQueen wrote:
> >Actually, we could have a problem if the parameters for something like
> >pscat come in
That is apparently how it indeed does come in. We never dealt with <select
multiple> before ... the above looks like one of those early-days-of-the-web
ideosyncrazies. The LON-CAPA code that deals with processing the form
submissions (adapted from standard-CGI-code-libs) does not deal with this.
> >In that case only the last occurance of that name value pair would
> >currently come over.
> WHY? [That's my original question.] :)
Now I got it. Sorry, I am slow.
The posted parameters get separated at the "&" into name-value pairs, and then
a loop runs over all of them and does
Thus, only the last occurance of $name gets stored. I will modify that some
time today. Check out lonacc.pm later today.