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Section C.7. Getting Information Into and Out of the CGI Script

C.7. Getting Information Into and Out of the CGI Script

The server and the CGI script communicate in four major ways. Once the browser has sent a request to the server, the server can then send it on to the CGI script. The CGI script gets its input from the server as:

  1. Environment variables

  2. Query strings

  3. Standard input

  4. Extra path information


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