[Python-au] textarea returns and newlines
miked at dewhirst.com.au
Mon Jan 16 04:55:04 CET 2006
Kinsley Turner wrote:
>>I'm working up a web thingy and have struck a problem with CGI textarea
>>objects. It may be because I'm writing and testing in Windows but
>>deploying and runnning on Linux/Apache.
>>Multi-line text I collect gains \\r\\n without being asked. Here is an
>>example copied directly from a textarea box ...
>> "... partly of course.\\r\\n\\r\\nOn the other hand ..."
>>It was originally entered as ...
>> "... partly of course.
>> On the other hand ..."
> You've checked the encoded request from the client right -
> I mean, is it like that before you even start to parse it?
I'm going back to the drawing board. I've got different things happening
when I do a test from scratch. Must be me.
Sorry to bother you.
> IIRC HTTP uses \r\n as EOLN.
> Is there are reason why you can't/don't want to just replace them
> with a local EOLN ?
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