Re: overloading QUERY_STRING

Dierk Lucyga (
Wed, 17 May 1995 23:05:36 +0200 (MET DST)

Date: Wed, 17 May 1995 23:05:36 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Dierk Lucyga <>
To: "Peter A. Dominguez" <>
Cc: Multiple recipients of list <>
Subject: Re: overloading QUERY_STRING
In-Reply-To: <peter-9504161817.AA00029338@pad>
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On Tue, 16 May 1995, Peter A. Dominguez wrote:

> I use a CGI / perl script which passes > 2k of data.  This form works fine using
> Mosaic and Netscape on Solaris2.4 and on Mac versions.  However under Windows 3.1
> the URL gets TRUNCATED.  I was told by the people at Netscape that the maximum 
> size for a URL in the Windows 3.1 version was hardcoded into a 'c' array and 
> could not be changed. (by me). 
> Does anyone know if Windows95 has the same problem?

Heck, of course. It's a NetScape for Windows Problem. Don't be so anxious
to waste your diskspace with this HypeWare.
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