[mod_python] Input on mod_python

edgar mortiz pfunix at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 10:47:06 EDT 2006

with out exageration... thanks for the awesome explanation! :)


On 10/3/06, Jorey Bump <list at joreybump.com> wrote:
> edgar mortiz wrote:
> > hi guys,
> >
> >   wanted to ask anyone is it possible to build a forms using 100% of
> > mod_python, and not the usual part html part python script to do the
> > job? any suggestions? like python cgi maybe? does it work through
> > mod_python as well?
> Any web application language will allow you to generate the form HTML
> and process the submitted form in the same script by using it as the
> form's action. A common approach is to act on submitted form variables
> or present an empty form if they are not there.
> In pseudo code:
> if req.form.has_key('foo'):
>      process_form
> else:
>      show_empty_form
> mod_python does not include any tools to build forms, which are merely
> strings of HTML. You can generate your own HTML, or find a python
> library that offers this functionality.

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