[thelist] Maximum URL/bookmark length

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 05:55:02 CDT 2006

On 7/25/06, ben morrison <morrison.ben at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

^ Where is that from?

Chris Heilmann
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