array too large?

From: Developwebsites (developwebsites_at_aol.com)
Date: 12/18/03


Date: 18 Dec 2003 20:08:11 GMT

const int MAX=999;

class person {
protected:
  char firstname[MAX][MAX],
       lastname[MAX][MAX];
  int ID[MAX];

public:
        person();
};

I get an array size too large error.
Is 999x999 array too large or is a single 999 array too large?

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