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Re: how to differentiate cgi links from other html links?

From: Ron Samuel Klatchko <rsk(at)>
Date: Wed Mar 15 2000 - 18:10:56 GMT
NAN TU wrote:
> I am a new user of swish-e. it's realy cute.
> But the spider of it can only retrive common links,
> such as *.html *.htm .. so how to get CGI links?
> Can I assume that links without suffix of .html and .htm
> are cgi files? I think we cann't assume that the CGI file
> come from /cgi-bin/, because cgi file can be any where.

The official version of swish does not pay attention to the extension. 
It follows all <A> links and decides how to handle them based on the
mime type.  So if a CGI outputs HTML, it will work fine.

           Ron Samuel Klatchko - Software Jester
            Brightmail Inc -
Received on Wed Mar 15 13:12:46 2000