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set_form(params, enctype='application/x-www-form-urlencoded', formopt={}) public

Set a HTML form data set. params is the form data set; it is an Array of Arrays or a Hash +enctype is the type to encode the form data set. It is application/x-www-form-urlencoded or multipart/form-data. formpot is an optional hash to specify the detail.


the boundary of the multipart message


the charset of the message. All names and the values of non-file fields are encoded as the charset.

Each item of params is an array and contains following items:


the name of the field


the value of the field, it should be a String or a File


an optional hash to specify additional information

Each item is a file field or a normal field. If value is a File object or the opt have a filename key, the item is treated as a file field.

If Transfer-Encoding is set as chunked, this send the request in chunked encoding. Because chunked encoding is HTTP/1.1 feature, you must confirm the server to support HTTP/1.1 before sending it.


http.set_form([["q", "ruby"], ["lang", "en"]])

See also RFC 2388, RFC 2616, HTML 4.01, and HTML5

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