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Re: factoid length



On Wed, Dec 08, 1999 at 12:41:19AM -0500, Kevin Lenzo wrote:
> David Blache wrote:
> > 
> > What is the current maximum length of a factoid?
> > 
> > Shouldn't it be possible to have the IRC-defined-maximum 
> > number of chars in each section between | seperators in a factoid?
> > 
> > --
> > 
> >        Did you ever notice how the military verbs nouns?
> 
> these are set as parameters --  maxKeySize and maxDataSize -- in
> files/infobot.config . 
> 
> # max length of X (the key, 
> maxKeySize       50
> # max length of Y (value or data, the 'right hand side', or 2nd argument)
> maxDataSize      400
> 
> the irc protocol will limit how much can be sent back under irc.
> 
> kevin

I think he was suggesting that maxDataSize apply to factoid length
between pipes, thus allowing multiple long responses per factoid.

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