Re: HTTP POST in default browser

Daniel Pitts <>
Wed, 05 Aug 2009 23:16:37 -0700
Sabine Dinis Blochberger wrote:

Steven Simpson wrote:

Sabine Dinis Blochberger wrote:

I also know it's possible to make a POST request in my application, but
it is not a browser, nor will it ever be one. I don't think I can open
the browser with the response from this.

There's a certain redirection code (303 See Other) which can be used as
a POST response and means "GET xxx". If you have control of the server
and can make it send that, maybe you can just pass the resulting address
to the browser.


The POST is sort of a login. It's not secure by necessity.

303 might not work if the POSTer and the GETter have to be the same
client, as you might expect from a login.

Thanks for the tip. We're going the GET route and MD5 the passphrase

you might as well send it plain text. MD5 is not encryption, its a hash.
  Someone could simply steel the MD5, and use it to log in.

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