Can't get dumb webcounter working

Tyler Eaves tyler at
Sun Aug 3 06:25:57 CEST 2003

On Sun, 03 Aug 2003 04:08:18 +0000, J. W. McCall wrote:

> Sorry if this is OT, but here's my question:
> I wrote a simple python script to increment a counter in a text file, 
> and I wanted this script to be accessed whenever an HTML file is 
> accessed.  The HTML files and python script are on a shell account on 
> UNIX a machine that has support for CGI, Python, etc.  I unfortunately 
> don't know much about CGI, since I assume this is what I need to get 
> this to work.  All I want to do is to get script to be called when the 
> web site is accessed and hopefully insert some output (a number) into 
> the HTML.
> Any advice, specific instructions, pointers to helpful web resources, or 
> recommendations to better newsgroups, if this is too OT here, would be 
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> J. W. McCall

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