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mk  ·  4016 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Request: Retain input in text field if post does not go through.
Sure thing Saydrah. I'll get on that.

I was working tonight on a new type of post preview, btw. I'll be pushing that out in the next day or two, then I'll get to that. -Thanks

kleinbl00  ·  4015 days ago  ·  link  ·  
Awesome. While you're at it, can you explain why titles are limited to 90 chars? Granted, I'm a verbose sonofabitch but I'm having to trim titles from like Boing Boing and stuff.
mk  ·  4015 days ago  ·  link  ·  
Brevity is the soul of wit? :)

I'll consider a few more characters. It does make formatting easy, however.

kleinbl00  ·  4015 days ago  ·  link  ·  
Yeah, but a good quote takes more than 90 characters.

There's arguments for your brevity here: http://www.wyliecomm.com/2011/02/write-headlines-for-google-...

At the same time, if the "average" is 123 characters, that means that you're forcing your users to condense the stuff they read by 30%. Whether that's good or bad is up to debate.

TIYP  ·  4010 days ago  ·  link  ·  
"Yeah, but a good quote takes more than 90 characters."

55, counting spaces.