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Re: Thinking about cross references and ReSpec

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2014 07:18:40 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reHZAL16WuSBRJFoO-Rw-r9xhGXkXsG5pAVh0h53aWz8yQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie.langel@gmail.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "spec-prod@w3.org Prod" <spec-prod@w3.org>
On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 7:15 AM, Tobie Langel <tobie.langel@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:49 PM, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
> As an aside, I note that the SpecRef lookup (in ReSpec biblio.js) uses
>> https GET.  I would change that to POST so that if there is a huge query we
>> don't overflow URL length limits.  I will create an issue about it.
>>
>
> The effective limit is around 2000 chars[1] which should give us over a
> hundred references. Let's think about fixing it when we cross it, no?
>
>
If you insist.  Is the service not able to handle POST requests?

I only mentioned it because if we are integrating definition cross
reference lookups, we could easily overflow the limit.


> --tobie
>
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> [1]: http://stackoverflow.com/a/417184
>
Received on Thursday, 2 October 2014 12:19:08 UTC

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