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Limit on <TEXTAREA>

From: <Diana.L.Runski@PAX01.usace.army.mil>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 12:12:27 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <"3435 97/12/19*/c=us/admd=attmail/prmd=gov+usace/o=pax01/ou=cemp-mc--eds/s=Runski/g=Diana/i=L/"@MHS>
To: www-talk@www0.cern.ch
I have a <TEXTAREA> on my HTML page which stops accepting input after 30,000
characters are entered.  When I submit the page, the rest of the processing
works
successfully.

I'm running Windows 95 on a Dell PC with the Pentium chip, 32 bit windows, with
plenty of memory available.  I'm using Netscape Communicator 4.01.

(The HTML page is served from our company's private intranet.  The submit button
runs a CGI script (CGIREXX filetype) on a webserver, which stores and retrieves
data from the mainframe.  This works flawlessly with 30,000 characters, but the
browser seems to stop accepting input at that point.)

I read your response to someone who had a similar problem (dated March 27,
1995).  It was helpful, but I was hoping that some more information might be
available on this issue, since it's been over 2.5 years since the original
question
was answered.

Thanks for any help or insight you might be able to provide.
Received on Friday, 19 December 1997 13:27:08 GMT

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