Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Syntactic Confectionery Delight

comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
I assume that bothering to check that CGI hasn't printed the headers already was added as an option recently, I don't think it use to do this.

It presumably takes a tiny bit more code and hence time to do the check so not checking may make your scripts a fraction faster - though I doubt you'd notice.

Secondly if for some strange reason you wanted to print headers several times, and you updated your copy of CGI and this was now the default, you'd be unhappy. So I'd guess that Lincon made it an option, and possibly at some point it will become the default. There are other things that does that are better for backwards compatability than actual saftey.

There are several things you can do to that are wise but not set by default, see Re: CGI::Safe and easy file uploading and Preventing DOS attacks with

Finally, as strange as it seems, sometime it's useful to force your headers twice, so you can quickly see what your headers are, well the second set...

In reply to Re: Re: Why would you want to print duplicate headers? by ajt
in thread Why would you want to print duplicate headers? by scottstef

Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":

  • Are you posting in the right place? Check out Where do I post X? to know for sure.
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags. Currently these include the following:
    <code> <a> <b> <big> <blockquote> <br /> <dd> <dl> <dt> <em> <font> <h1> <h2> <h3> <h4> <h5> <h6> <hr /> <i> <li> <nbsp> <ol> <p> <small> <strike> <strong> <sub> <sup> <table> <td> <th> <tr> <tt> <u> <ul>
  • Snippets of code should be wrapped in <code> tags not <pre> tags. In fact, <pre> tags should generally be avoided. If they must be used, extreme care should be taken to ensure that their contents do not have long lines (<70 chars), in order to prevent horizontal scrolling (and possible janitor intervention).
  • Want more info? How to link or or How to display code and escape characters are good places to start.
Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others romping around the Monastery: (2)
As of 2022-09-27 20:42 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    I prefer my indexes to start at:

    Results (124 votes). Check out past polls.