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[COLD] Cold limit that should be documented

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Wed Nov 26 18:50:49 1997 )

From: jeffk@tenetwork.com
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 1997 15:35:21 -0800
To: coldstuff@cold.org

There is clearly a fixed buffer size for retrieving packets from TCP/IP.
If a line is sent that is longer then that buffer, it arrives as two or
more subsequent calls to the relevant parse method.

Not a big prob to deal with but it should be documented.  Took me a day to
track it down as the cause of a bug I was seeing (partly 'cause i was just
stupid and what was happening didn't occur to me until fairly late in the

Jeffrey P. Kesselman
Senior Game Integration Engineer
Total Entertainment Network

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