troubleshooting Question

How to call a AJAX javascript funtion when clicking a link on a CGI generated HTML page?

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My CGI application generates HTML code with links to some (precomputed) data on the server. The data is not used for anything unless the user clicks the link. Now I want to optimize the application using AJAX to generate the data on the fly only when the user clicks the link.

The following code would work in a normal HTML page:
<a href="#" onclick="AjaxFunction();return false;">link</a>

But it doesn't work in my case, I guess because the HTML page with the links was generated by the CGI. The browser looks for litterally "#" at the root of my website (www.example.com/#)
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