Steps to reproduce
Current 39 character limit is forcing Facebook to have especial checks for their apps on Windows. Details in the attached thread.
Instagram wants to register as a handler for the following uri scheme (which is 61 characters):
A 3-39 character limit is documented here:
Packaging an app with this listed as a Protocol Name will cause a failure during app installation:
Found dependency package(s):
Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80080204, The Appx package’s manifest is invalid.
error 0xC00CE169: App manifest validation error: The app manifest must be valid as per schema: Line 72, Column 19,
Reason: ‘fsq%2Bkylm3gjcbtswk4rambrt4uyzq1dqcoc0n2hyjgcvbcbe54rj%2Bpost’ violates maxLength constraint of '39’.
The attribute ‘Name’ with value ‘fsq%2Bkylm3gjcbtswk4rambrt4uyzq1dqcoc0n2hyjgcvbcbe54rj%2Bpost’ failed to parse.
Comments and activity
- Microsoft Edge Team
Changed Assigned To to “Rob T.”
Changed Assigned To from “Rob T.” to “Rajat J.”
Changed Title from “Protocol length for Facebook: Need to remove/raise current 39 character limit” to “uri scheme (aka protocol) length is too short for Facebook: Need to remove/raise current 39 character limit”
Changed Assigned To from “Rajat J.” to “Ali A.”
Changed Status to “Needs root cause”