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From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2023 15:55:47 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 17 May 2023, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> In the general case, yes. That said, it could very well be that curl (or
> libcurl) is used in specific cases (private API gateways etc...) where the
> interoperability isn't a factor.
> At this point I don't have enough data about the specific customer use case.
> But I can imagine some that don't necessarily involve general purpose
> components (web browser etc...).

Right, or they ran into this limit first so they never got around to do the
second (browser) test ... :-)

> ... propose a reasonable value that works for them.

Beyond 8K something HTTP servers are going to cause problems with their
maximum header line lengths and then it becomes even harder to interop.

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Received on 2023-05-17