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subscription form

Date: 2002/04/30 09:09


Please help me to transfer email subscription form from this site
http://nit.financialcircuit.com/ to a *.htm file and keep its workability.
Sure, if you have some specific question I will be happy to help you.

Peter, thank you for your answer. I want to add other's email form to my
site. Problem is that I want to use their CGI script on their server, to
send all subscribed emails in to their database.
When I'm changing location of the CGI script from
<form name="form1" method="post" action="/cgi-bin/subscribe.cgi"> to
<form name="form1" method="post"
action="http://nit.financialcircuit.com/cgi-bin/subscribe.cgi"> it gives
error that page has not been found, although I'm indicating its exact
location. I don't understand why it's happening. Please, help me, what I'm
doing wrong?

There can be several reasons for this but all of the reasons lie in the
script that is on their server. To have a form to submit data to a CGI
script needs agreement on the form owner and the script owner. In ideal
case this is the same person and in that case agreement is obvious (unless
one is schizofren).

The CGI script on their site can apply several technological barriers to
prevent form data being sumbitted from a form located on another site. The
easiest is to check the referer header field.

Finally: this is not your fault, but rather their fault, or their feature.


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