Re: FRAMES and CGI-scripts

Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis (
Sun, 1 Mar 1998 14:50:03 +0100 (MET)

Date: Sun, 1 Mar 1998 14:50:03 +0100 (MET)
From: Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis <>
To: Richard Ian Coates <>
In-Reply-To: <>
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Subject: Re: FRAMES and CGI-scripts

On Fri, 27 Feb 1998, Richard Ian Coates wrote:

> Dear Sofie,
> I've been using cgi-script extensively on our site with frames for about=
> a month now and don't think we have had any problems. (at least I=20
> haven't spotted them ... yet!)=20
> I would be very interested to know if there were any problems in this=20
> area and, more importantly, whether there was a solution. (as it looks=20
> as though this may be under the control of the "client's browser =20
> configuration")
--> Yes, I found a solution with the help of M. Haas and others. Since I=20
have many links in a frame calling the same script but with different=20
values, the calls are unique, but it helps to print the results from the=20
scripts in unique files too, which is what I have done now. If I didn't=20
automatically generate the contents of the files for the frame it would=20
have been easier to have unique predefined file-names, but this was=20
easily solved too.
> The only problem we did get were intermittent "400 Bad Requests" (empty=
> page). This was VERY intermittent and occurred only after a "SUBMIT"=20
> command (rather than the "<A HREF" command) to display a framed screen.
--> I think there are predefined functions for handling cgi-errors that=20
might help you to solve your problems.

Thanks for the respons!


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