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From "DvDmanDT" <dvdma...@telia.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help with POST command
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2003 11:41:41 GMT
I do think it was a joke accutually... If you read the Ps. line, you sorta
get that feeling..
// DvDmanDT
MSN: dvdmandt@hotmail.com
Mail: dvdmandt@telia.com
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From: "Joseph A Nagy Jr" <joseph_a_nagy_jr@charter.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 2003 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Help with POST command


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> On Wednesday 20 August 2003 03:27, Robert Andersson wrote this in an
> attempt to be witty and informative:
> <Snip>
> > That is because a 64-bit machine can store 8 bytes in a word
> > ('username' is 8 bytes, but on other systems you can only have 32-bit
> > variables, so a long name as 'username' doesn't work.
> >
> > The PHP people came up with a workaround to this serious problem, by
> > allowing access to the special arrays $_POST, $_GET or $_REQUEST, so
> > that you in your case can access the parameter as
> > $_REQEST['username']. Clever, huh?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Robert Andersson
> >
> > PS. Don't believe everything you read ;-)
> >     See: http://www.php.net/register_globals
> <snip>
>
> So what you are saying is that on my PII I wouldn't be able to allow a
> long name for the username? And wouldn't 32-bits be longer then
> 8-bytes?
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