Re: Mailto: Form

by "Jeanne M. Pitts" <jmpitts(at)>

 Date:  Sat, 18 Sep 1999 11:04:12 -0700
 To:  <hwg-basics(at)>
 References:  dowlingcentral co
  todo: View Thread, Original
Thank Donna,

I do have a CGI bin but there is only a test.cgi there (not likely to be a
mail form).  I've never worked with CGI before, only seen it on other sites.
It really IS important.

----- Original Message -----
From: Donna M Smillie <dms(at)>
To: <hwg-basics(at)>
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 1999 1:49 AM
Subject: Re: Mailto: Form

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Laura Dowling <laura(at)>
> > The only way to be sure to have it work is to use a CGI script. It is
> more
> > complicated to set up, and some ISPs don't allow access to a CGI bin.
> However many do provide a "built-in" form-to-email CGI that their users
> make use of - it's worth checking to see if one is provided.
> And then there are free "remotely-hosted" form-to-email CGIs out there,
> which one can use without having to have access to your own CGI-BIN.  One
> excellent source of these is at the CGI Resource Index, at
> essing/
> Regards,
> Donna
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