Re: CGI, semicolons, and so on...

Charles Henrich <>
From: Charles Henrich <>
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Subject: Re: CGI, semicolons, and so on...
To: (Rob McCool)
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1993 21:09:46 -0500 (EST)
In-reply-to: <> from "Rob McCool" at Dec 30, 93 01:37:36 pm
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> I agree, I think your original proposal was the best yet, I only wish you
> had made it a month ago; at the time, I didn't see any problem with what we
> were doing.

I was busy preparing for finals at the time!  Comon, you guys are telling me
that you will *never* make any changes to the CGI spec ever again?  Even if by
adding this capability *in addition to* you wont break any scripts out there,
and you will make it more efficent for those who need it, or make it cleaner
for those who like it that way?

> Yes, but John has already expressed his distaste for putting magic names in
> config files for script execution.

I still say we go with the execute bit, 1000 times more flexible and simple
than any other method on the planet.


    Charles Henrich     Michigan State University