[REBOL] Re: read bug? probably not! - solved
From: gchiu::compkarori::co::nz at: 4-May-2001 9:54
On Thu, 03 May 2001 14:57:20 -0500
Brian Hawley <[brian--hawley--net]> wrote:
> Well, that may be an error in Apache. It should return a
> 414 (Request-URI Too Long). I suppose it's possible that
> the excessively long URL got mangled in transit, though.
> The HTTP standard warns against relying on URLs longer
> 255 characters to work consistently. Something about
> routers, proxies and servers (read, most ones out there)
> being able to handle them. They suggest posting instead.
I think this is the problem. I used the same script with a
different ISP and it no longer fails. Trouble is, the
script works with my dial up ISP, but not my broadband ISP
I'll have to change to using POST instead.