George Phillips (
Wed, 22 Mar 1995 21:04:26 +0500

If I recall correctly, it contains the actual path to the CGI program
and the PATH_INFO. For example, if you have a URL:

that results in the program


being run with PATH_INFO set to "/the/path", then PATH_TRANSLATED is:


Rob McCool had some pretty good sounding use for this, but I don't
remember what it was and a fairly quick perusal of the www-talk archives
didn't turn up much.

Disclaimer: I never did bother putting this in my server so I may be way