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ProcessFilter and the command attribute. (fwd)

From: Joseph M. Futrelle <futrelle@ncsa.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 14:41:27 -0500 (CDT)
Message-Id: <199706041941.OAA00043@pecos.ncsa.uiuc.edu>
To: www-jigsaw@w3.org

It means that the content of the reply, i.e. the entity-body of the
reply, will be sent to the process through a pipe. The external filter
process is responsible for reading the body from standard input, and
writing the result of its filtering to standard output.

HTTP headers are not sent through the filter.

Forwarded message:
> From www-jigsaw-request@w3.org Wed Jun  4 14:31 CDT 1997
> Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 16:24:38 -0300 (EST)
> From: Julianne Freire de Sousa Pepeu <jfsp@di.ufpe.br>

> I read at The ProcessFilter reference guide
> (http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/Jigsaw/User/Reference/w3c.jigsaw.filters.ProcessFilter.html) 
> that... 
> "The ProcessFilter is for post-processing a reply's content. It allows you
> to run the target's reply content through external filters before it is
> sent back to the browser.
> The external program is given by the command attribute, which can specify
> any additional arguments for the external process (along with its path, of
> course)." 
> Does this mean that my external program will receive as argument the
> Reply, i.e., a Reply object? Or a InputStream object? 
> Bye,
> Julianne.
> jfsp@di.ufpe.br
> http://www.di.ufpe.br/~jfsp

Joe Futrelle
Developer, Joule/Jigsaw Java/HTTP
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
(217) 265-0296
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