Learning CGI

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Mar 24 20:38:09 EDT 2008

Conover Associates Limited wrote:
> Hi
> I am just starting to work through Jacqueline Gay's Introduction to 
> Revolution CGI's and  Safari cannot connect for my first "Hello World" 
> script
> I am using 10.4.11
> FTP  and Personal Web Sharing access enabled
> The Darwin engine is in both the Library and the server cgi-bin
> I copied the script into a file with TextEdit and put it into the server 
> cgi-bin.
> I set permission of both to 755.
> So - is my problem the "line endings" - Unix or Dos
> My question - if so  -
> How do I know which line endings are are there
> AND how do I  switch them?

Use Unix line endings. I use BBEdit to change them, but you can use 
TextWrangler too, which is the free version.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

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