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Is there a limit in number of lines to be Copy pasted in VI editor ?

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http://www.unix.com – In my old shop, we only had AIX machines there (all of version 6.1 ). FTP ports were not open for these AIX machines because of some security thing. So, we can't ftp scripts in ASCII mode. When we wanted to copy huge scripts (shell scripts, sql scripts , ..etc) from our Windows based laptop (scripts in notepad or textpad ) to those AIX machines, we had to manually copy and paste to the vi editor in the AIX machine because SCPing the scripts can introduce unwanted characters ( SCP can be done only in bin mode. ) So, when I tried copying big scripts , VI editor in AIX didn't allow more than (HowTos)