introduction to web programming Sending Text to the Web Browser Because the CGI script must also respond to the client using HTTP, there is also one other required line of code in a CGI script.

This is the printing of the HTTP response header.

In most cases, you will tell the web browser that you are going to be sending back HTML code using the standard line:

     print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";

However you may also be sending back an image

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