Lyle Johnson wrote:
> On 5/29/06, Joel VanderWerf <vjoel / path.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> 
>> I gave up on FXRegistry and its parent FXSettings (and wrote the
>> Preferences lib) because of the attached, from FXSettings.cpp. Note
>> particularly the 2000 byte maximum on entry values.
> 
> Thanks for pointing that out, I wasn't aware of it. That one reason
> alone (including the associated risk of a buffer overflow) is enough
> to dissuade me from using FXRegistry. And I of course agree with your
> comments about YAML.

IIRC it doesn't cause buffer overflow, it just truncates the data. But
that can cause mysterious bugs if you're not expecting it.

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