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From Brian Lucas <>
Subject Re: Using HTTP-Post for Queries
Date Fri, 19 Jan 2007 18:02:15 GMT

Walter Underwood wrote:
> Use GET unless it really, really, really doesn't work. POST is
> the wrong HTTP semantic for fetching information. Long query
> strings are not a good enough reason. HTTP puts no limit on the
> length of a URL.

Walter, while your above statement may be true, some java app servers have
an issue with the length of URLs and truncate after a certain point.  I ran
into this issue back in April.

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