Re: Writing CGI scripts

Gerald Oskoboiny (gerald@w3.org)
Mon, 23 Feb 1998 16:35:58 -0500 (EST)


Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 16:35:58 -0500 (EST)
From: Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
To: David Cary <d.cary@ieee.org>
cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <l03130306b1169beeefd5@[192.168.1.40]>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.96.980223162454.29243H-100000@anansi.w3.org>
Subject: Re: Writing CGI scripts

On Sun, 22 Feb 1998, David Cary wrote:

> OK, the "&amp;" makes sense now -- I can think of it as the browser
> interprets all these in a "preprocessing" first pass as it is recieving the
> html file.
> 
> I've never heard of this ";" thing; I should probably update the CGI
> scripts I've written -- none of them accept this.
> 
> Is there some CGI reference page that would tell me about this ";" and
> other things I've probably missed when I hacked together my first
> quick-and-dirty scripts ?

There's an effort underway to produce an informational RFC on CGI;
I joined the list and I'll try to make sure this topic gets covered
in that spec once I've had a chance to review it.

    http://Web.Golux.Com/coar/cgi/

Gerald
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