Working ISINDEX Tag Element Example

This non-compliant HTML file includes a pointer to a CGI executable file with an ACTION attribute, so that instead of returning to the server with its own file name with some user input added to the url, it instead uses the url provided in the ACTION attribute and appends the user input to that, so that the named CGI file can perform the processing on the user input.

There can be no user result displayed here. Instead, the same test file as is shown being wholly generated by a cgi script is called upon here by by using the ACTION attribute, introduced by Netscape, but implemented by nearly all modern browsers, yet never did the W3C accept this attribute as official HTML in any version, and now that the tag has been depreciated, it will not likely be accepted by them ever.

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