a little Howto get the values of a form you just submitted

my form will be composed only with one field ; a select multiple ; to see how to get the choosen values.

the little piece of xsl :

<form action="fox.xml" method="post">
       <select name="player_url_name[]" multiple="multiple">
            <option value="Player1">The is the Player1</option><br/>
            <option value="Player2">The is the Player2</option><br/>
            <option value="Player3">The is the Player3</option><br/>
        <input type="submit" value="ok" name="valid"/>

the pipeline in the sitemap.xmap :

    <map:match pattern="fox.xml">
        <map:generate type="script" src="fox.groovy"/>
        <map:serialize type="xml"/>

the groovy script fox.groovy :

import org.apache.cocoon.environment.ObjectModelHelper

import groovy.xml.SAXBuilder

// get the parameters from the form
objectModel = bsf.lookupBean("objectModel");
request = ObjectModelHelper.getRequest(objectModel);

player_url_name = request.getParameterValues("player_url_name[]");

// Create a Groovy Builder which writes directly to
// the Cocoon pipeline
contentHandler = bsf.lookupBean("contentHandler")
xml = new SAXBuilder(contentHandler)

// Builder does not seem to call this

xml.root() {
    foxyz() {
        // loop in the array and make my appropriate node
       for ( i in player_url_name ) {



the generating xml output after choosing all the players :

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>

Thanks to Bertrand Delacretaz for his help about bsf.lookupBean

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