[REBOL] Re: GET buffers
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 16-Oct-2001 17:43
On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 06:51:21PM -0500, office wrote:
> I posted this last month but didn't get any takers -I'm still in need of
> I have a CGI written usint the GET function, works like it should except it
> is clipping data at 2040 bytes.
John: I don't have a solution for your question. Sorry. In the
5 years that I have been doing CGI programming, I have heard and
seen references to limitations on the "GET" method.
I have to ask this question, even though I assume that you have
thought of it already:
Have you thought of using "POST" instead? I have successfully "POSTED"
data from over 400 fields and captured all (up to 20,000 bytes, if I
> This is a common CGI problem except I once saw an article writen about
> REBOL adding buffer space by adding numbers to the end of the line
> something like this:
> cgi: make object! decode-cgi system/options/cgi/query-string 5000 5000
> or this
> <FORM ACTION="/cgi-bin/capmetro.pl" METHOD="GET" 5000 5000>
> But I can't find the particulars on how to make it work.
> Any help?
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