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Re: CGI???

From: David Robinson <drtr1@cus.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 95 17:13 GMT
Message-Id: <m0tDE3a-000DJhC@ursa.cus.cam.ac.uk>
To: mwm@contessa.phone.net
Cc: drtr1@cus.cam.ac.uk, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>I've seen a number of requests for a more formal specification for CGI
>than  <URL:http://hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/cgi/>.
>
>This leads to the following questions:
>
>1) Is CGI appropriate for an RFC? If not, what standards group would
>        it belong to?

The W3C, probably, if they were interested.

> 2) If it's appropriate for an RFC, is this this WG it would belong to?
>        If not, which does it belong to?

www-talk, I suppose.

> 3) Is anyone working on such a thing now?

Yes. I have written a fairly formal specification of CGI.
See <URL:http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~drtr/cgi.html>

 David Robinson.
Received on Thursday, 9 November 1995 02:36:01 EST

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