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Re: Line length limitations

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: Line length limitations
Date: 08 Jun 2001 05:08:59 -0300
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On Jun  7, 2001, address@hidden wrote:

> Now it's really quick. I'm worried that doubling is too fast but I
> think we should be OK.

On the contrary.  I'm wondering if we shouldn't just choose a
relatively large number, say 32Kb, check that broken seds will break
with such a long line, and warn the user in case we find that it
breaks.  We should let maintainers customize the limit, or even
disable the test.

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