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From (David Robinson)
Subject Re: CGI headers surviving an internal redirect
Date Mon, 19 Feb 1996 16:23:00 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.


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