Re: caller's URL to cgi-script

Henrik Frystyk (
Fri, 14 Oct 1994 04:13:53 +0100

Only if the client sends the `referer:' field in the HTTP request.
Clients built on top of the WWW Library of Common Code has done that
for the last three releases. However, it is not yet to consider as
`standard' information in a HTTP request. I wonder when it will...

-- cheers --

Henrik Frystyk
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World-Wide Web Project,
CERN, CH-1211 Geneva 23,

> Can a cgi-script access a callers URL? ie: is it possible for a cgi-script
> to know the URL of the document that initiated it's execution. I hope I
> make sense on that?