[jdom-interest] Question about element length

Joerg joerg at freiheit.com
Wed Aug 23 04:50:40 PDT 2000

We had problems, transferring long Java Strings via RMI. There is a 64k restriction
in JDK versions prior to JDK1.3.

Ilja Preuß wrote:

> > Regardless, I don't believe Java has a String length restriction.  I
> > just wrote a sample program that constructs a 1,000,000 character
> > string, and it worked fine.  Now I seem to recall method bodies have a
> > 64K restriction; maybe you're thinking of that.
> Well, in fact the length of a String is stored as an int, so the maximum
> length would be 2.147.483.647 chars, that's a 4 terabyte restriction (as a
> char is two bytes). Of course this will never be a problem, in the same way
> the Y2K never was... ;-)
> Regards, Ilja
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