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Writing CGI Scripts in REXX (Web Techniques, May 1996)

Writing CGI Scripts in REXX, Listing 10 (Web Techniques, May 1996)

Web Techniques Magazine

May 1996

Volume 1, Issue 2

Writing CGI Scripts in REXX

Listing Ten

/* CgiError

# Prints out an error message which which containes appropriate headers,

# markup, etcetera.

# Parameters:

#  If no parameters, gives a generic error message

#  Otherwise, the first parameter will be the title and the rest will 

#  be given as the body



   PARSE ARG Title, Body

   IF Title='' THEN Title='Error: script' MyURL() 'encountered fatal error.'

   SAY 'Content-type: text/html'; SAY ''

   SAY '<html><head><title>'Title'</title></head>'

   SAY '<body><h1>'Title'</h1>'

   IF Body/='' THEN SAY Body

   SAY '</body></html>'


/* CgiDie

   Identical to CgiError, but also quits with the passed error message.



  PARSE ARG Title, Body

  Fail=CgiError(Title, Body)


/* MyURL

   Returns a URL to the script




   ELSE                                Port=''


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