Re: CGI help requested

Sun, 1 Jan 1995 00:18:29 +0100

dnew@com.fv.sgf writes @ Wed, 21 Dec 1994 01:54:38 +0100

>Generally: I'm looking for detailed information on how CGI works. I
>remember reading it online a long time ago, so just a URL to the right
>place would be helpful. is a good source for CGI information as also is Both of these sites run www servers containing copious
information on http, html and the CGI specification.

>Specifically: I'm trying to figure out how to make a CGI script return a
>specific error such as 401 - Unauthorized. Can anyone tell me where TFM
>is to Read? Thanks el buncho! --Darren

However, is it sensible for you to emulate http error messages? Could I
trust the messages I receive from your server as being server generated and
correct for the error condition encountered?