Last modified: 2005-09-26 00:55:18 UTC

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Bug 3548 - default nickname in preferences should be more compact
default nickname in preferences should be more compact
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User preferences (Other open bugs)
1.6.x
All All
: Normal trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-09-25 22:13 UTC by Chris Wood
Modified: 2005-09-26 00:55 UTC (History)
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Description Chris Wood 2005-09-25 22:13:26 UTC
A user's default nickname is currently [[User:Username|Username]]. It should be
[[User:Username|]], which is easier on the eyes, takes up less space in
wikisource, and also suggests to the user that that kind of thing is possible.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2005-09-25 22:32:56 UTC
Au contraire; some of us were discussing over at en-wiki that the default ought
to be something like [[User:Username|Username]] ([[User_talk:Username|talk]]) -
it's awkward getting to a user's talk page if it isn't in their signature. Space
in the source code isn't much of an issue, to be honest; although I admit that
the HTML and associated code for some people's fancy-arse signatures does
extract the urine somewhat.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2005-09-26 00:55:18 UTC
The default is blank.

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