Error message when posting comment January 24, 2006 8:13 AM   Subscribe

Error message "Element POST is undefined in FORM". Seen this a lot recently, only when adding a comment in MeFi or AskMe.
posted by ObscureReferenceMan to Bugs at 8:13 AM (4 comments total)

Here's the whole thing:

The web site you are accessing has experienced an unexpected error.
Please contact the website administrator.
The following information is meant for the website developer for debugging purposes.

Error Occurred While Processing Request
Element POST is undefined in FORM.

• Enable Robust Exception Information to provide greater detail about the source of errors. In the Administrator, click Debugging & Logging > Debugging Settings, and select the Robust Exception Information option.
• Check the ColdFusion documentation to verify that you are using the correct syntax.
• Search the Knowledge Base to find a solution to your problem.

Browser Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; H010818; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Remote Address
Date/Time 24-Jan-06 08:00 AM

Only get this when at work, using IE 6.0 (don't tell me to upgrade - The Powers That Be™ won't allow it).
posted by ObscureReferenceMan at 8:16 AM on January 24, 2006

I use IE 6.0 at work, and have not had this error. Win2000 Pro, if it matters.
posted by raedyn at 8:18 AM on January 24, 2006

could it be a corporate network thing that is doing some caching/filtering and not letting some of the form variables through?
posted by mathowie (staff) at 8:30 AM on January 24, 2006

Maybe. Our Internet Police are on the job. But would that still be the case if I'm still able to post successfully after a try or two? Just wondering...
My solution is just to select the text of my comment, paste it, and try again.
posted by ObscureReferenceMan at 8:51 AM on January 24, 2006

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