[pmwiki-users] "change summary" length

Neil Herber nospam at eton.ca
Thu Sep 8 08:55:58 CDT 2005

At 2005-09-08  08:09 AM -0500, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
>Hagan Fox has pointed out that there's no length limit on the
>"change summary" field that is attached to each edit, and this
>can make for really long summary displays.
>Any thoughts from this group as to a reasonable maximum length
>for change summaries...?

I never even thought of trying to put in more text than would fit in 
the box, and I doubt that anyone else would. (I cannot explain why 
Hagan tried it ;-) That suggests to me that 100 characters would be 
plenty as a limit. It is supposed to be a summary, after all.


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