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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about CGI Programming
Section - 1.6 Should I use CGI or an API?

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APIs are proprietary programming interfaces supported by particular
platforms.   By using an API, you lose all portability.   If you know
your application will only ever run on one platform (OS and HTTPD),
and it has a suitable API, go ahead and use it.   Otherwise stick to CGI.


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