In <01BCDE39.05251630@PC269.MARYWOOD.EDU>, on 10/21/97 at 03,
   Michael Gibbons <bmis04@MARYWOOD1.MARYWOOD.EDU> said:


>Hi Folks, 

>Can anyone tell me how to pass a parameter to a cgi rpg ile program. I
>have a clickable link that says
>http://mis.marywood.edu/cgibin/a11527.pgm?00172 how do i receive the
>00172 in my program?

>Thanks in advance
>-<Attachment #1, unnamed (1812 bytes), application/ms-tnef base64>-

The format http://url?parm1+parm2+... etc, passes parm1, parm2, etc., as
entry parameters to the CGI program.  In your example, there is only one
5-byte parameter, so you can code (spacing is not accurate, but you get
the idea):

            *entry          plist
                               parm             parm1            5


Mel Rothman 
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