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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: CGI headers surviving an internal redirect
Date Mon, 19 Feb 1996 09:33:40 GMT
 
> >So this is what I want to do,
> >
> > My CGI script redirects (internally) to some html file and I want that
> > html response to have a particular header attached to it (in this case
> > a cookie). The html file will always be in the same dir, but the name
> > will vary.
> >
> >I don't think this can be done without jumping through lots of hoops.
> >I rememeber some recent mail about CGI headers needing to survive an
> >internal redirect. Anything come of that discussion?
> 
> Yes; I concluded that the CGI specification should forbid headers
> surviving an internal redirect, because no server supported it.

...yet

David, it's a very useful feature. Can you modify the spec?

rob

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