IPP>MOD maximum lengths of some strings not explicitly stated in model

IPP>MOD maximum lengths of some strings not explicitly stated in model

IPP>MOD maximum lengths of some strings not explicitly stated in model

Larry Masinter masinter at parc.xerox.com
Tue Nov 18 21:08:05 EST 1997


Robert Herriot wrote:
> 
> The model document specifies the maximum lengths for text, name,
> keywords and octet-string, but NOT for charset, natural-language,
> mimeMediaType, uri and uri-scheme.  Instead the model refers to other
> documents which specify no upper bound.
> 
> Although in practice, all of these types except uri are short, probably less
> that 255 bytes, the question is what must all of the interoperable
> implementations minimally support.


Make it 100K bytes. That should hold them.


Honestly, is there any reason to make the minimum any smaller? Given
that the printers have to spool large documents, anyway?


Larry



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