|Subject:||Re: Storing results of a form - anyhow|
|Posted by:||David Dorward (dorwa…@yahoo.com)|
|Date:||Wed, 25 Jun 2003|
Axel Schwenke wrote:
> What kind of possibilities may I use to store information out of a form?
.... not much other choice.
> I'm working on a survey for our company.
> Therefor I created a html-document with a form in it.
> Till now I used the action "mailto:" to return the rsults of that form.
Which often doesn't work:http://www.isolani.co.uk/newbie/mailto.html
> But I think there must be better ways.
Server side processes.
> I could save the survey-html-file on one of our fileservers, so that
> everyone can access the file.
Try a webserver instead.http://httpd.apache.org/
> It would be good to let the system create a result-file for every user.
> One big file or even one file per user.
> The problem is that I can't be sure what kind of browsers are used by our
Browser choice is irrelevent, http is a standard.
> And some users don't have an email-account, so that I can't return the
> results per "mailto"-action.
Which is why you shouldn't violate the HTML specification by using the
> Can this be done on a simple win2000-fileserver?
> Or do I have to install a webserver?
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Storing results of a form - anyhow posted by Axel Schwenke on Wed, 25 Jun 2003