[gopher] Re: Writing a gopherd for Fellig.org: menu size
On Thu, 2009-07-23 at 05:27 -0700, Cameron Kaiser wrote:
> > flum,
> > I'm currently writing a gopherd for Fellig.org.
> > It needs to handle a lot of 'files' (most of the data is in a DB).
> > I asked my self for a good maximum size for menus.
> > How many documents/dirs/links/... should I include per menu?
> > should I use sub'directorys' like this: /foo/d/de/dea/deadbeef.bar
> > or is there something better?
> > (I will post the link to it as soon as it become productive)
> I'm not sure if you're asking selector length or display string length.
> Selector length is essentially unlimited by the spec, although URL
> pressures tend to keep it under 1K. However, the UMN gopherd client will
> elide display strings longer than 66 characters or so.
I ask about the nummber of entrys. not the length of the entrys
(selector, display strings,...)
(Rah of PH2)
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