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From "Kellogg, Richard" <RKell...@MICROS.COM>
Subject RE: MIME-attachements bigger than 2GB?
Date Fri, 26 Sep 2003 17:20:29 GMT
I disagree.  They should probably look into some other technology.  If they are sending a binary
file, the conversion to MIME is quite costly.  I would recommended using a custom servlet
or something along those lines.  At a minimum look into some sort of compression.

Just my two cents worth.
Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Loughran [mailto:steve_l@iseran.com]
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 1:17 PM
To: axis-dev@ws.apache.org
Subject: Re: MIME-attachements bigger than 2GB?


Jens Schumann wrote:
>>If you try to send a MIME-attachement that is bigger than 2GB the Content
>>Length header field is set to a negative value.
> 
> 
> 2GB? Are we going to support DVD exchange over SOAP? ;)
> 

2GB isnt that big. How may bits go into a 1200dpi poster at 32 bpp? That 
is the kind of thing that gets printed over a LAN...




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