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From Rick Knowles <r...@knowleses.org>
Subject Re: Problems Parsing Request Paramers
Date Tue, 27 Sep 2005 19:03:41 GMT
Yoav Shapira wrote:

>Hi,
>Could it be the referer URL is too long, causing the query string to be ignored
>or dropped?  There's a limit (2048 characters, I think?) on GET requests in
>some browsers.  But actually, you're seeing this on the server, so I'm not
>sure.  Can you try testing with less parameters or an otherwise shorter query
>string?
>
>
I've seen this sort of thing too, but I thought it was 255 chars. From
RFC2616 section 3.2.1:

"Note: Servers ought to be cautious about depending on URI lengths above
255 bytes, because some older client or proxy implementations might not
properly support these lengths. "

Not quite set in stone, but a good general hint to avoid long URLs.

Rick

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