Stopping double clicking with Perl CGI

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Thu May 22 16:38:58 BST 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 3:49 PM, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:41:32PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 1:56 PM, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
>> > On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 01:23:56PM +0100, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>> >>                         JavaScript is the right solution; you can't
>> >> effectively do it with a trip to the server.
>> > My bank's website disagrees with you.
>> Banks, those institutions famed for superbly crafted, deeply
>> intuitive, and ideally functional websites, yes...
> I find my bank's website to be very useful and easy to use.
> In any case, regardless of whether you like the site, it does prove that
> it is possible to detect and deal with double-clicks without using
> Javascript.

Yes you can detect double-clicks but you can't prevent them in the
first place, that was the (my) point.

"What is the best way of stopping a user double clicking a button in a
web page created using Perl CGI?"


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