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From Joseph A Nagy Jr <joseph_a_nagy...@charter.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help with POST command
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2003 11:13:57 GMT
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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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