||[Mar. 22nd, 2002|11:51 am]
LiveJournal Client Discussions
Out of curiosity to the other LJ Client developers out there;
When you are composing your HTTP form to be posted to the server, for
a "postevent", do all of you set all of the variables first, then have
the "event" data at the end?
I was just looking at some docs, and it seems that some form posting
mechanisms cut off a post after a certain number of bytes. I
haven't yet tested the LJ servers to see if this is the case here,
but if there was a situation where a journal user was posting a
very long entry that they wanted to be private, but it ended up being
so long that the resulting HTTP form got truncated, and the client
put the "security=private" at the end, then that 'security' flag
would be lost, making the post "public" instead.
Has anyone experimented with this? Do the other clients put the flags
before the body? Or, conversely, do the LJ servers accept forms of