[reportlab-users] cgi-problem with reportlab
Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:47:56 -0700
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003 09:10:57 +0200, "Christoph Zwerschke" <email@example.com-
>> Also note that if you do not fill in a field, the field name will not
>> appear in the FieldStorage object at all. That's a common error.
>I've already reported that bug together with a patch on January 2001:
>But it has still not made its way into the official Python release.
>Another problem is that this bug was also copied in other software, for
>instance Webware for Python copied parts of the cgi.py module including the
It is not accurate to characterize this as a bug. Say I have this HTML:
<input type=text name=One>
If I don't fill in the "One" field, it won't appear in FieldStorage by
default. If I create FieldStorage with keep_blank_values=1, then it WILL
appear, with a blank value. That's all well-defined and operating as
Your bug report refers to a couple of special cases of manual query string
generation that cannot occur with forms.
But, as you say, this is veering a ways off-topic...
- Tim Roberts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.