Stopping double clicking with Perl CGI

Iain Barnett iainspeed at
Thu May 22 14:34:14 BST 2008

On 22 May 2008, at 2:23 pm, Chris Jack wrote:

> Thank for all the replies. My opinion of CGI has gone down as a  
> result of the various discussions... As I understand it, and  
> correct me if I'm wrong on any of this:
> ...

> Oh - and given that this seems like a pretty fundamental sort of  
> issue, I am disappointed that my CGI Programming with Perl doesn't  
> even mention it, let alone suggest a robust solution. I am suddenly  
> a lot clearer on why my online Barclays bank account prohibits  
> hitting back.
> Chris

It's a problem for all server-side applications using HTTP and HTML,  
not just those that run through CGI or with Perl

Unless someone here knows of a magic bullet?


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