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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [PATCH] CGI update
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2003 18:55:29 GMT

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Wayne Cheng wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I wonder if somebody is willing to do commit for my modifications for
> file  httpd-docs-2.0/manual/howto/cgi.xml and
> httpd-docs-1.3/htdocs/manual/howto/cgi.html.en. CGI in C using
> boutell cgic lib is fine, however, I believe using C interpreter (Ch) for CGI
> scripting in C is more appealing to the developers.

I don't think that is a particularly good idea, because there are
literally hundreds of different cgi languages/libraries out there, and we
don't want to start naming all of them.  The two that are already listed
there happen to be very old and popular and well-respected.  (No insult
intended to Ch, but it is certainly not nearly as widely used.)  If
instead you wanted to provide a link to a directory (dmoz/yahoo/whatever)
where a bunch of cgi libraries were listed, that could be better.

Joshua.

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