simple http server

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Mar 17 19:07:45 CET 2004

Gelo Ilzi wrote:

> I've created a subdir 'cgi-bin' which contains a python script. Now when I
> enter this directory, i.e., go to the url http://localhost:8000/cgi-bin/  my
> browser shows:
>    Error response
>    Error code 403.
>    Message: CGI script is not a plain file ('/cgi-bin/').
>    Error code explanation: 403 = Request forbidden -- authorization will not
> help.
> Plain html pages are ok.
> It seems I misunderstand something very basical. Could somebody help me
> please.

What did you expect to happen when you went to that URL?


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