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From sameer <>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "nph- scripts don't run...?" on Linux
Date Sat, 23 Dec 1995 05:10:42 GMT
> An nph- CGI program is one that sends its own HTTP response headers to the 
> client, so the server just passes the CGI output through and doesn't add 
> headers.  The server identifies programs as such by looking at the first 
> 4 characters of the program name to see if it matches "nph-".  It makes 
> little sense to have an nph- program run from an include, which is why 
> Apache refuses to do so.
	It's not just that, but NPH programs directly talk to the
socket on which the client is connected. (Kinda makes protocol
abstraction impossible.)

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