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Re: don't use POST for big GET [was: Dictionaries in HTML ]

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 1996 02:19:03 -0800
To: Ned Freed <NED@innosoft.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9602090219.aa29989@paris.ics.uci.edu>
Ned said:
> There are plenty of ways to approach this that do not require putting a hard
> upper limit on URL size. For example, you could say that "all implementations
> are required to support URLs at least 255 characters long and implementations
> are encouraged to support URLs of as long a length as is feasible".

Yep, that's good wording too.

......Roy
Received on Friday, 9 February 1996 02:30:11 EST

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