CGI: how to get referer header?
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Sat Mar 22 16:43:32 CET 2003
exnihilo> I am trying to get the referer and user agent headers in a cgi
exnihilo> program I'm writing. I haven't been able to find any clear
exnihilo> information on how to do this, but I've been trying the
exnihilo> referer = cgi.parse_header('Referer')
exnihilo> agent = cgi.parse_header('User-Agent')
They should be available in the environment as HTTP_USER_AGENT and
HTTP_REFERER. Take a look at
for an example.
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