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Title : The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) Version 1.1
Author(s) : D. Robinson, K. Coar
Filename : draft-coar-cgi-v11-04.txt,.ps,.pdf
Pages : 33
Date : 2003-10-21
The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a simple interface for running
external programs, software or gateways under an information server
in a platform-independent manner. Currently, the supported
information servers are HTTP servers.
The interface has been in use by the World-Wide Web since 1993. This
specification defines the 'current practice' parameters of the
'CGI/1.1' interface developed and documented at the U.S. National
Centre for Supercomputing Applications. This document also defines
the use of the CGI/1.1 interface on UNIX(R) and other, similar
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