[tech] CGI

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Sun Jan 31 00:32:51 GMT 2021

When I asked about CGI compatibility, the answer was that different servers
did it differently anyway.  That's probably something we should fix in the
best-practices document.

On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 7:24 PM Sean Conner <sean at conman.org> wrote:

> It was thus said that the Great Omar Polo once stated:
> >
> > Other than that, the other features are pretty much what you'd expect:
> > virtual hosts, configuration file with per-location rules, CGI scripts,
> > punycode, IRIs, directory listings ecc.
>   The CGI support seems ... not quite the CGI that I know.  It's closer to
> SCGI, but even then, it's not SCGI.  Looking at the code, any currently
> written CGI script for Gemini won't work out of the box.  You might want to
> think about calling it something else, or work to getting actual CGI or
> support going (SCGI is closer to what you are doing).
>   -spc
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