[thelist] Maximum URL/bookmark length

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 05:53:13 CDT 2006

On 7/25/06, Christian Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> We're just having a discussion here about the length of URLs and
> Bookmarks. While I am strongly opposed to URLs that are too long to
> read I need some factual information if there is a length restriction
> on browsers in order to when a URL cannot be bookmarked any longer.
> The context is that we have a map application that will have up to 26
> stop overs in the driving directions which'll mean that we will get
> urls up to 2000 characters long.

All I can find is references to IE support:

Maximum URL length is 2083 characters in Internet Explorer.

508 character Bookmarks  in Internet Explorer.

Ben Morrison

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