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From: David Robinson <drtr1@cus.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 96 16:15 GMT
Message-Id: <m0tZKDv-000DJLC@ursa.cus.cam.ac.uk>
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       Title     : The WWW Common Gateway Interface Version 1.1            
       Author(s) : D. Robinson
       Filename  : draft-robinson-www-interface-00.txt
       Pages     : 19
       Date      : 01/04/1996

The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a simple interface for running 
external programs, software or gateways under an information server in a 
platform-independent manner. Currently, the supported information servers 
are HTTP servers.                  
                                        
The interface has been in use by the World-Wide Web since 1993. This 
specification defines the interface known as `CGI/1.1', and its use on the 
Unix(R) and AmigaDOS(tm) systems.                                          

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