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bitly returns INVALID_URI for urls longer than 2048 characters

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3 years ago
3 years ago

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(Reporter: glob, Unassigned)

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3 years ago
i investigated why some urls were causing bitly to return INVALID_URI.
bitly support said they have a url length limit of 2048 characters.

> > Thanks for reaching out! It looks like the link limit is 2048
> > and this link exceeds the limit. This link has 2732 characters!
> 
> yeah; it's a really long url.  i should use some short of url shortener ;)

we should catch this and throw a nicer error message.
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