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From c...@decus.org (Rodent of Unusual Size)
Subject Re: [PATCH] to enhance bugdb.cgi
Date Thu, 24 Apr 1997 20:38:44 GMT
>From the fingers of Paul Sutton flowed the following:
>
>>      o Unbuffers STDOUT
>
>I don't know whether this is necessary. Most browsers have to wait to
>receive the whole table anyway before starting to display anything. Maybe
>it'll make lynx appear faster. 

    The "unbuffers STDOUT" is referring to turning off Perl's buffering
    of the pipe back to Apache.  Standard CGI practise.

>This'll only be done if the browser missing the trailing \n. I guess you
>need 
>
>  $value =~ tr/\r/\n/ if ($fieldnames_multi{$key});

    Good point; fixed in Take 2 (coming soon to a mailer near you).

    #ken    :-)}

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