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From Howard Fear <>
Subject Re: Items for 1.2 (fwd)
Date Mon, 29 Jul 1996 22:30:13 GMT

Alexei Kosut writes:
> I think this would be a good idea. Assuming that xssi is completely
> compatible with the current ssi, and doesn't make it noticibly slower, I
> see no reason why not, and could be a valuable addition.

The only place where they may be an incompatibility with the standard
SSI is if a tag value used a '$'. This should only have been possible
in a <!--#exec cmd="..." --> directive using /bin/sh -c (or equivilent).
Actually, given apaches ability to pass cgi data on a
<!--#include virtual="..." --> it might have been possible there as
well.  However, I'm not sure that's well documented, particularly
since its a departure from the NCSA docs.

Howard Fear      email1:

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