Re: CGI/1.0: last call

Rob McCool (
Sat, 4 Dec 1993 19:52:11 -0600

* Re: CGI/1.0: last call by Robert S. Thau (
* written on Dec 4, 2:56pm.
* A belated minor request --- it would be good if there were an environment
* variable which contained the IP address of the remote host (in addition to
* REMOTE_HOST, which as I read the spec, is just the DNS hostname). Perhaps
* This would allow scripts to easily use all the same authentication criteria
* as the http servers themselves allow, including criteria based on subnet
* masking, which may not be reflected in the DNS structure.