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Re: FRAMES and CGI-scripts

From: Sofie Johansson Kokkinakis <svesj@svenska.gu.se>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 1998 14:50:03 +0100 (MET)
To: Richard Ian Coates <Richard@coatesr.demon.co.uk>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.HPP.3.91.980301143526.24942A-100000@logos.svenska.gu.se>
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 
> haven't spotted them ... yet!) 
> I would be very interested to know if there were any problems in this 
> area and, more importantly, whether there was a solution. (as it looks 
> as though this may be under the control of the "client's browser  
> configuration")
--> Yes, I found a solution with the help of M. Haas and others. Since I 
have many links in a frame calling the same script but with different 
values, the calls are unique, but it helps to print the results from the 
scripts in unique files too, which is what I have done now. If I didn't 
automatically generate the contents of the files for the frame it would 
have been easier to have unique predefined file-names, but this was 
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" 
> command (rather than the "<A HREF" command) to display a framed screen.
--> I think there are predefined functions for handling cgi-errors that 
might help you to solve your problems.

Thanks for the respons!

/sofie

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