Action address in HTML forms

James Laver james.laver at
Wed Mar 4 10:27:18 GMT 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 6:32 PM, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> I've always wondered what the point was of having a seperate /cgi-bin or
> equivalent.  I stopped doing that as soon as I switched to a web server
> that didn't enforce it.
> --
> David Cantrell

I agree for my own purposes, but some people are on restrictive
hosting environments which don't allow this.

Usually there's a security argument, because it's much more secure to
let them execute exactly the same script inside a directory called

Get a better host.


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