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[whatwg] postMessage: max length / size

From: Drew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:11:36 -0700
Message-ID: <f965ae410910231111x1c8c0ffap2233fa191a8e6e6f@mail.gmail.com>
As a data point, the WebKit implementation (used by Safari and Chrome)
doesn't currently enforce any limits (other than those imposed by running
out of memory).
-atw

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 12:02 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Oct 2009, Brian Kuhn wrote:
> >
> > Is there any limit to the length of message you can send with
> > postMessage (HTML5 Cross-document messaging)?
> >
> > I didn't see anything in the spec about this.  I thought this might be
> > one area where implementations might end up differing.
>
> There are probably implementation-specific limits, but HTML tries to not
> say what the limits should be, since it's hard to know what they should
> be. It might vary from platform to platform and device to device, and will
> almost certainly vary over time.
>
> --
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> Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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