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Re: New upload limit (Request Entity Too Large error)

From: Mohamed Ghonim <mghonim@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 04:12:08 +1000
Message-ID: <4F85C978.5000003@gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Thanks Thomas

I think the limit was only 20k and not 20M, and if the new limit is 50k 
that might still be a bit aggressive as I have some pages that goes over 

I definitely agree that having no limit can be very dangerous but have a 
low limit can also be impractical.

Thanks for the links for local installation, as I said before, the 
Windows and Ubuntu installation guides are outdated but I try again.


On 12/04/2012 3:58 AM, Thomas Gambet wrote:
> Hi all,
> We've set up a limit to POST requests size a few days ago as it was 
> unbounded until now, and abused.
> Clearly 20M was too agressive so we've increase the limit to 50M. If 
> you need a higher limit a local install of the validators is the way 
> to go.
> Here's the install documentation for the markup-validator and 
> validator.nu (HTML5 support):
> http://validator.w3.org/docs/install.html
> http://about.validator.nu/#src
> Thomas
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