I was planning on creating an SSI webpage (SHTML) which will make a call to my BANNER.CGI to insert the appropriate banner image and hyperlink. It will do this with the SSI command:
<!--#exec CGI="/cgi-bin/banner.cgi -->
Result after the SHTML page has been parsed by server:(The above line will be replaced with the following)
img src="ads/microsoft.gif" width=486 height=60></a>
Since I'm using SSI and making a call to my CGI isn't this all "twice" as much an impact on the server than if I just called my CGI directly and have it open a template HTML page and manually insert the appropriate graphics + hyperlink via a marker in the HTML page?! Or is the impact of SSI very minimal that the SSI + CGI method is an acceptable solution?
Thank you VERY much for your help!