On Mon, 20 Dec 2004, Eliot Christian wrote:
> At 05:13 AM 12/20/2004, Marc Cromme wrote:
>> Does anybody had problems with SRU/GET yet?
>> Problems which will corrected using SRU/POST?
> On 15 December I posted concerns about Geospatial searches.
Do you have a system that will accept such searches that we can use to
create a demonstration?
> issue I noted is that SRW/SRU uses URI's for schemas, so the overall URL
> length has to incude the embedded URI's.
But you can assign short names to them, and use these in the URI.
> I've seen assertions that POST must be used wherever the form data has
> non-ASCII characters. I gather this means
I can demonstrate that to be incorrect.
Just throw UTF-8 in a query at any SRU server.
> URL's ought to be limited to 128 characters. Awahile ago I saw Matthew's
> Z39.50 interface over WAP, so I guess SRU over WAP is not unimaginable.
But also not real.
> SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). To put an SRU URL into
> the embed tag for an SVG object, the limit is 256 characters.
Why does SVG have such a restriction? It seems very shortsighted.
> for URLs comes from HTML. Apparently, <A> anchors in HTML have a length
> limit determined by the SGML declaration for HTML, wherein the number of
> characters which can appear in a single attribute value literal is
> limited to 1024.
Considering how much garbage HTML parsers have to deal with I would be
absolutely shocked if this was respected.
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