Re: Resubmitting POSTS (Was Re: Proxies changing POST to GET?)

Ari Luotonen (
Sun, 1 Jan 1995 00:25:59 +0100

> This implies that reloading a page should POST the original data again:
> not such a great idea if a user has just submitted an order and ends up
> making several identical orders.

I think, why would you reload a page unless wanted to resubmit? As
you said, Netscape confirms with the user if it should resubmit.

> Do a GET on the same URL? (broken browsers do this now)

You almost certainly end up with a different document.

> Disable the ability to Reload the page?

Not a bad idea... You could always go back and press Submit if you
wanted to.


Ari Luotonen
Netscape Communications Corp.
650 Castro Street, Suite 500
Mountain View, CA 94041, USA