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Re: 255 character limit in reg-name

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 18 Jul 2004 16:39:25 +0900
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To: Roy T.Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, "Dave McAlpin" <Dave.McAlpin@epok.net>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>, public-iri@w3.org

Thanks! I have listed this as issue regname-255-39
for the IRI spec, and have removed the limitation from the syntax.

(for people reading public-iri@w3.org only, please check out the
discussion on the uri@w3.org list linked from the above issue).

Regards,   Martin.

At 15:51 04/07/16 -0700, Roy T.Fielding wrote:

>On Friday, July 16, 2004, at 12:29  AM, Dave McAlpin wrote:
>>It's a good point about buffer overflows, but with the current language 
>>about registered names, the 255 character limit seems really arbitrary. 
>>Could we remove the hard restriction in the BNF and handle it as a 
>>normative SHOULD, justified with your text below?
>Okay, done.
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