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[REBOL] Re: read bug?

From: joel:neely:fedex at: 1-May-2001 19:00

Hi, Graham, Graham Chiu wrote:
> Joel Neely <[joel--neely--fedex--com]> wrote: > > ... There was apparently a buffer-size-limit > > problem with reading from standard input. A > > single read from stdin would get only one buffer... > > Hi Joel, > > What was the character limit you reached? >
I don't remember the exact number but it was close enough to a "round number" of 2k or 4k that it rang my bell when I finally figured out where the breakage was happening.
> Chris posted some code the other day ... I must relook at > that. >
Yes, by all means! If you get it to work consistenly, under stress testing, please let me/us know. I'd love to be able to use it, but just don't have time right now to do all the research and testing...
> I recall when Rebol first started out, many of the RT team > of that time didn't even know what cgi was :-) >
Clearly WAAAAAYYYYY before my time ;-) I've never had cause to fret over the knowledge or skills at RT, just the fact that they didn't get issued 48 hours in each day to implement and document all of their great ideas! -jn-