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HTTP header field sizes

From: Corey Wineman <cwineman@perseus.anserwv.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 13:08:15 -0500
Message-ID: <000901c044f7$e08a8840$081d4781@anserwv.org>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Is there some specification that describes how long certain HTTP header
fields should be? I browsed through a couple of the RFCs and saw desciptions
for the format of fields and which characters were/were not valid, but
didn't notice anything about length.
Is there, for example, a suggested limit on the number of characters that
can be included in the Content-Type: header field?

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