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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: CGI headers surviving an internal redirect
Date Mon, 19 Feb 1996 10:00:42 GMT
> >> 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?
> No. The specification reflects current practice, and current practice is
> to ignore any additional headers.

only because until now nobody has found a use for them.

> You could always make a bid for CGI/1.2 to contain this feature; I
> don't know if Brian is interested in discussing that level of detail
> at the March IETF.


it can be an undocumented Apache "extension" until it becomes
current practice. I can live with that.


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