Re: bad-idea-of-the-day: Inline data as URL scheme?

Gavin Nicol (
Fri, 1 Sep 1995 11:53:22 -0400

Dan says:
>Er... this limit is (a) not a good idea, (b) not enforced except
>in things like SGMLS. I think it should go away (or become 999999,
>at least).

I agree with (a) most emphatically, but (b) is false. I remember
testing the limits on many browsers about 7 months ago, and found
that all had limits (some smaller than 1024), and some even crashed
when the buffers overflowed. Does anyone have new information?