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Re: Factoring out Content-Disposition (i123)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 10:04:17 +0200
Message-ID: <48AA7E81.1090607@gmx.de>
To: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
CC: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Julian Reschke wrote:
>>
>>> A file system supporting Unicode (UTF-8 or UTF-16)
>>> should be able to store about 50 or 75 code points.
>>
>> Not sure how you come to that conclusion. For NTFS, the limit depends 
>> on the API which is used and is either 64 or "unlimited" (I think).
> 
> On NTFS it's most certainly 255 characters or 248 for directory element
> names.  See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa365247(VS.85).aspx
> On linux today, it's typically 255 characters (NAME_MAX).

For Linux, that counts octets, not characters, right? So with UTF-8 
encoding in use (would that be the case in Asia?), this would mean ~85 
characters.

What about HFS+?

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 2008 08:05:05 GMT

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