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Subject Re: data types in CGI
Date Fri, 17 May 1996 17:15:15 GMT
	How do you send an integer type across an environment variable
or a url-encoded string without any string<->integer conversion?

> I'm working on some module code that is doing quite a bit of
> forms generation. One thing that I am finding very frustrating
> about working in C with the CGI interface is the conversion of
> everything to and from string types.
> Is it a ludicrous consideration to possibly extend the CGI
> spec to allow preservation of integer types? Is there something
> I'm missing?

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