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Old April 13th, 2008, 06:35 PM
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Default Chapter 5 - "get" works, "post" does not

In the first example in Chapter 5, reading from a text box, everything works when my form action line reads like this:

<form action = "\look\at">

It also works like this:

<form action = "\look\at" method = "get">

But it does not work when I use "post", as suggested on p.127:

<form action = "\look\at" method = "post">

I get a very long error in my browser that begins like this:

ActionController::InvalidAuthenticityToken in LookController#

I am running on OS X Leopard, Ruby v.1.8.6, Rails v.2.0.2. It looks like "ruby server/script" runs Mongrel, not WEBrick.

Any idea why "post" won't work?