IPP> Desperately seeking info on HTTP servers and CGI

IPP> Desperately seeking info on HTTP servers and CGI

IPP> Desperately seeking info on HTTP servers and CGI

Judith Slein slein at wrc.xerox.com
Thu Dec 5 10:28:45 EST 1996


NCSA has a lot of information on CGI available online at:
http://hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/cgi/


Spec for CGI/1.1 (Internet Draft, now expired):
http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~drtr/cgi-spec.html


At 04:20 PM 12/4/96 PST, Tom Hastings wrote:
>Apparently there are a lot of books on HTTP.  However, they have a lot of
>detail and it has been reported that it is hard to find out about 
>HTTP servers and CGI scripts.
>
>The IPP project has agreed as a goal that the IPP protocol can be implemented
>in an HTTP server as a CGI script that interfaces with a printer or print
>system using whatever protocol that printer or print system supports so that
>no modifications have to be made to the HTTP server, except installing the
>CGI script.
>
>Presumably you need a separate CGI script for each such printer or print
>system job submission protocol.
>
>So where can we find out more about what CGI scripts are and what kinds
>of things can be written in them?  Are there RFCs?  Library books?
>
>We want to prototype the IPP protocol as we develop it.
>
>Thanks,
>Tom
>
>
>
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