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Re: bad-idea-of-the-day: Inline data as URL scheme?

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 1995 11:53:22 -0400
Message-Id: <199509011553.LAA23546@ebt-inc.ebt.com>
To: connolly@beach.w3.org
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, www-talk@w3.org
Dan says:
>Er... this limit is (a) not a good idea, (b) not enforced except
>in things like SGMLS. I think it should go away (or become 999999,
>at least).

I agree with (a) most emphatically, but (b) is false. I remember 
testing the limits on many browsers about 7 months ago, and found
that all had limits (some smaller than 1024), and some even crashed
when the buffers overflowed. Does anyone have new information?
Received on Friday, 1 September 1995 11:49:50 UTC

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