[Laszlo-user] Change in the way lzpostbody works in 3.2?

James Howe openlaszlo at wingspread.imap-mail.com
Mon Mar 27 17:00:18 EST 2006


My application is running in proxied mode.


On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 16:35:20 -0500, Henry Minsky <henry.minsky at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> I've seen a couple of reports about the lzpostbody behavior and the
> 3.2release. I am looking at it now.  Note that lzpostbody is only
> supported for proxied data requests, it is not supported for SOLO data  
> requests at this
> time (this was true in previous releases also, it's not a regression).
>
>
>
> On 3/27/06, James Howe <openlaszlo at wingspread.imap-mail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'm trying to get my application to work under 3.2 and I've run into a
>> problem with submitting information to my back end server via POST.   
>> Take
>> this program, for example:
>>
>> <canvas debug="true">
>>      <dataset name="ds">
>>         <foo><bar id="25030"/></foo>
>>      </dataset>
>>      <dataset name="updater" type="http"/>
>>         <view>
>>                 <button onclick="doit()">Push Me
>>                         <method name="doit">
>>                                 var pointer = ds.getPointer();
>>                                 updater.setSrc("http://localhost/test/foo
>> ");
>>                                 updater.setHeader("Content-Type",
>> "application/xml");
>>                                 updater.setQueryType("POST");
>>                                 updater.setQueryParam("lzpostbody",
>> pointer.serialize());
>>                                 updater.doRequest();
>>                         </method>
>>                 </button>
>>         </view>
>> </canvas>
>>
>> I have a simple servlet which writes information to a log file based on
>> the information contained in the request.  When I run this program under
>> 3.1.1, I get my XML content as the content of the request (I ask the
>> request for the content length and then get an input stream on the  
>> request
>> and read the content).  Under 3.1.1, the content information is this:
>>
>> Content-Type: application/xml
>> Content-Length: 41
>> Content: <ds><foo><bar>Some Stuff</bar></foo></ds>
>>
>> However, when I run the same application under 3.2, the content is not
>> retrievable via the input stream for the request, instead, the content  
>> is
>> contained as a parameter value.  My servlet produces the following
>> information for the content:
>>
>> Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded;charset=UTF-8
>> Content-Length: 37
>> Content:
>>
>> Something obviously changed.  If 3.2 has some improvement which  
>> corrects a
>> defect in 3.1.1, I'm happy to make code changes to work with the new way
>> of doing things.  I've already had to do that with namespaces.   
>> Basically
>> what I need to be able to do is execute a POST operation with arbitrary
>> XML as the posted value.  I'm not posting a form, I'm using a REST-style
>> interaction where I want to POST some XML which is used to update a
>> resource identified by the URL.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
>> James Howe
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>
>
>
> --
> Henry Minsky
> Software Architect
> hminsky at laszlosystems.com



-- 
James Howe


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