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From eric lin <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: what is perl 's syntax or grammer?
Date Sat, 14 Dec 2002 10:25:51 GMT

Colin Watson wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 05:06:48AM -0700, eric lin wrote:
>>may be best weblanguage is java or java script, let me explore html and 
>>cgi and perl first
> Neither Java nor JavaScript is a worthwhile language in my opinion. Perl
> is fine, but you'll never get anywhere in any language by not reading
> the documentation. Put another way, you can get it wrong in any
> language; don't blame the language for it.
> See 'man perl' and the many documents to which it refers.
> See 'man CGI'.
> Try setting in the environment REQUEST_METHOD=GET and QUERY_STRING to
> whatever the browser sends,

so that is my /var/www/index.html (form field?)
/usr/lib/cgi-bin/entrance.cgi(at beginning?)
anywhere ?

please help again

  and then using the Perl debugger.
>>but that is not correct or good enough, I still expect the print out the 
>>name field i collect from visitor(ie CPU, motherboard, harddisk, etc...) 
>>and value field( the price of cpu, motherboard, harddisk, etc...)
> It looks like it works fine to me. Maybe your form's wrong, I have no
> idea.
> If you're doing e-commerce, you might be better off hiring a consultant
> rather than sending half a dozen nearly-identical messages a day to
> debian-user.
> Cheers,

Sincere Eric
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