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User Agent - Maximum Length

Sam Kumar
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Joined: Nov 30, 2001
Posts: 38
Anybody know what is the maximum length for "User-Agent" HTTP header.
Thanks in advance.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12761
As I recall, the HTTP standard for headers is in rfc 2616. Type "rfc 2626" into any search engine to find the full document. Right offhand I don't see any reference to a maximum header length
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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