CGI question

Erik Max Francis max at
Tue Sep 17 17:16:16 EDT 2002

Ian Bicking wrote:

> BTW, I wouldn't recommend doing it this way.  If you have a cgi script
> at, say, /, you can access URLs like /
> -- "/path/to/something" will be stored in os.environ['PATH_INFO'].

Agreed.  If you want contextual information included in the URL
independent of form submissions (whether GET or POST), using PATH_INFO
is a far superior way of doing it, since it's orthogonal to QUERY_STRING
(or the POST data from stdin).

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