[wp-hackers] AJAX in plugins and public pages

Mike Schinkel mikeschinkel at newclarity.net
Sun Feb 22 22:36:53 GMT 2009

"Charles K. Clarkson" <cclarkson at htcomp.net> wrote:

> Why use $_GET and $_POST over $_REQUEST?

Proper use of HTTP and RESTful web services both explicitly differentiate between GET & POST:

Background & supporting info:

-- http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/forms/methods.html
-- http://insecureweb.com/web-security/http-methods-get-vs-post/
-- http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2004/12/01/restful-web.html

-Mike Schinkel

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