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Bug 2386 - maxlength="200" to edit summaries
maxlength="200" to edit summaries
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-06-11 08:18 UTC by Roybb95
Modified: 2006-04-03 11:46 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Roybb95 2005-06-11 08:18:36 UTC
Add to the edit summary <input> a maxlength="200", so that edit summaries won't
be cut off in the middle.
Comment 1 Zigger 2005-06-11 08:46:56 UTC
The edit summary <input> already has a maxlength of 200 at least since version

Is the problem specific to a particular character set, wiki or browser?
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2005-06-11 08:49:53 UTC
Just a note on this: currently the comment fields in the database have a limit of 255 
_bytes_, rather than 255 characters. In UTF-8 encoding, 200 characters can be longer, up to 
600 bytes for many Asian languages (800 for pathological cases using very high-numbered 
Comment 3 Melancholie 2006-04-03 11:29:28 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5401 ***
Comment 4 Melancholie 2006-04-03 11:33:10 UTC
FIXED: See comment #1
Comment 5 Melancholie 2006-04-03 11:46:03 UTC
For the problem with cutting off all kind of summaries on Special:
Recentchanges (due to the mentioned database limit) see Bug 5401.

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