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Re: Accessing server-side files: A Counter
At 2:25 PM 1/4/96, Brian Lewis wrote:
>What are the LiveWire and LiveWire Pro products?
They are add-on products to the Netscape Web servers. The online datasheet
>Why are they needed
server and in the context of that server, just as a CGI program is executed
on the Web server. This requires some sort of run-time system on the
system (often referred to as the "server extensions" or "server extension
engine") is part of the LiveWire and LiveWire Pro products. (It requires a
Netscape Web server to run.)
form usable by the run-time system and invocable by the server when a
particular URL is requested (again, analogous to a URL that invokes a CGI
fly or pre-compiled into byte code when the application is installed.
server and is executed there. In other words, this is _not_ like compiling
a Java applet that is then downloaded to the client and executed.
>them. The netscape web pages don't give many details... Thanks.
has recently been upgraded, though it is still incomplete in many areas,
The LiveWire and LiveWire Pro products are in initial limited and
non-public beta test, and so there is really no good public documentation
believe there will be a more public beta at some point relatively soon
(where soon = weeks as opposed to months), and that (at least) members of
the Netscape Development Partners Program will have access to the beta
versions. (For more info on the Development Partners Program see
Frank Hecker Pre-sales tech support, Netscape field sales group