passwords to CGI
phr-n2002b at NOSPAMnightsong.com
Wed Jan 15 10:06:45 CET 2003
hwlgw at hotmail.com (Will Stuyvesant) writes:
> > Anyway, without knowing what kind of site we're talking about, it
> > doesn't make sense to say SSL is worthwhile.
> I don't know about setting up SSL for a site. Do you think my local
> ISP would support it? I mean is it normal to expect them to provide it?
Some do, others don't. Ask yours if it does.
> About the kind of site: it is build around an online game I am
> developing. The challenge is to use only HTML and CSS, trying even to
> avoid images. There is a *lot* you can do with CSS only and I like it.
Unless it's a game where you expect serious cheating to be going on,
or if you have game elements that are traded for real-world money
(like people sell Everquest characters on ebay), you probably don't
need to bother with SSL.
> I installed the apache web server on my XP laptop and guess what, it
> works :) Had to change a .conf script though in typical unix style to
> enable CGI. So the POST problems with IE are over now.
If you're running your application as a cgi, that will slow it down
some under heavy loads, but that may not be a problem for you.
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