Delila Program: parseform

parseform program

Documentation for the parseform program is below, with links to related programs in the "see also" section.

{version = 1.04; (* of parseform.p 2000 Oct 16}

(* begin module describe.parseform *)
(*
name
   parseform: parse an html form

synopsis
   parseform(input: in, parseformp: in, output: out)

files
   input:  data string from a <FORM> on an html page.

   parseformp:  parameters to control the program.  The file must contain the
      following parameters, one per line:

      parameterversion: The version number of the program.  This allows the
         user to be warned if an old parameter file is used.

      NOT USED

   output: parsed form

description

   An input string from an html form is parsed into lines.
   & symbols represent line breaks.
   + symbols represent spaces
   % begin a hex representation of a character, %2b is '+'
   the variable name is placed after the string data

examples

For the input:

variable-name=initial-value&bread=rye&meat=MeatBall&comments=my+text&storeNum=230432

the output is:

initial-value variable-name
rye bread
MeatBall meat
my text comments
230432 storeNum

documentation

see also

author
   Thomas Dana Schneider

bugs

technical notes

*)
(* end module describe.parseform *)
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