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RE: Parameters query

Subject: RE: Parameters query
From: David Pratt <dave.pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 14:30:53 -0700
dave pratt
Thanks for reply. Am interested in passing in xml - just didn't know if
any limits or what you could pass and couldn't find much on it from the


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Subject: Re:  Parameters query

David Pratt wrote:
> 1) How large a value can you pass into a parameter value? For example,

> could it be a 50K block of text and not kill the processor.

Just try it. There are no general limits, except of course available

> 2) If you were going to pass in certain types of text, I assume you 
> would have to use a method for escaping quotes, etc.

In general whatever you pass is interpreted as text, the same way a text
node is interpreted in the XML input (in the sense of "a text node in a
DOM"). No quoting necessary. Some processors allow you to pass other
things than strings, for example DOM trees. This is, however, highly
processor specific. If you mean by "certain types of text" XML, well, it
is just treated as text and not parsed. Therefore, again, no quoting


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