Bug 164837 - Use GET for buildsys web forms
Use GET for buildsys web forms
Product: Fedora Infrastructure
Classification: Retired
Component: extras buildsys (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Seth Vidal
Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2005-08-01 14:30 EDT by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-11 15:33:59 EDT
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Use GET for web UI forms (1.69 KB, patch)
2005-08-01 14:30 EDT, Ville Skyttä
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Description Ville Skyttä 2005-08-01 14:30:40 EDT
Attached is a patch for the buildsys web interface, changing use of POST to  
GET for all forms: there's not that much data sent that would need POST, and  
using GET makes the UI more back/forward/reload friendly in browsers.  
Untested, but "trivial, should work (tm)".
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2005-08-01 14:30:47 EDT
Created attachment 117351 [details]
Use GET for web UI forms
Comment 2 Seth Vidal 2005-08-01 14:41:59 EDT
try appending email= to the strings in the current web interface.

I think you'll find they just work.

Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2005-08-02 03:51:17 EDT
Sure, but why on earth should I have to type something to the URL while there's
a web interface for human consumption for it?

A counterexample:

Enter "117" to the "Job ID" text box, and click "Go".  Now, hit the browser's
reload button and be annoyed by the browser's confirmation dialog about
resending the form POST data.  If GET was used instead of POST, this would Just
Comment 5 Dan Williams 2005-08-11 15:33:59 EDT
committed to CVS, will be in 0.3.1

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