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RE: direct input limit?

From: Paul Cooper <paulcooper@digital-magic.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 06:51:36 +0100
To: <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FKECIJICNFJLNFBEDKLOCEPMCPAA.paulcooper@digital-magic.co.uk>

Ah, yes. Thanks guys. That'll be the problem.
Strange they chose GET and not POST. Forgot the limit for GET was so low.

Anyway. Thank you again

Paul Cooper

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-validator-css-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-validator-css-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Jukka K. Korpela
> Sent: 24 August 2005 05:57
> To: www-validator-css@w3.org
> Cc: Paul Cooper
> Subject: Re: direct input limit?
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> 
> > Sounds like you are using Internet Explorer or similar which indeed
> > does not submit forms using GET if there is more than a certain amount
> > of data (~2K IIRC).
> 
> According to Microsoft, the limit is 2,083 characters for a URL and
> 2,048 characters ("2K") for a path inside a URL:
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q208427
> 
> This implies that using the GET method, there is an upper limit for the 
> amount data. The exact limit depends on the form, since the URL in the 
> action attribute and names of fields as well as punctuation required by 
> the syntax affect the length of the URL that the browser constructs upon 
> submission.
> 
> -- 
> Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
> 
> 
> 
> 
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