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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Revivification of the CGI 'spec'
Date Tue, 19 Aug 1997 07:31:40 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>     Right, that's it then.  Anyone want to join me in trying - again -
>     to get the CGI 1.1 behaviour formalised in a real spec, and work
>     toward 1.2?  Roy thinks there's probably not much chance of going
>     through the RFC process, since it's an application protocol and not
>     a network one, but I'm up for trying anyway.  I haven't been in
>     touch with David about it yet, either, but something just pushed
>     this over the top..
>     I know a lot of people think CGI is kinda lame, and has poor
>     performance, and possesses other drawbacks as well.  For all that,
>     it's awfully popular.  Just because NCSA did something a particular
>     way doesn't mean we can't try to advance it - I think Apache's in a
>     position to do it.  mod_socgi (son of CGI)..
>     Anyone else interested in joining a crusade?

As time permits, yes...



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