Last modified: 2006-12-03 04:25:41 UTC
I frequently justify long and complex changes in a single diff to ease reviewing
them, and I find that the current limit of a few hundred characters (or whatever
the exact count is) is too low, and I am forced to resort to awkward
abbreviations and runningwordstogether. ex.
I can't think of any downsides to lengthening the max character count except
perhaps the buffer being filled up with garbage/copyvios/offensive material, but
as the current length allows for that, and we've already seen some abuse where
anons added in privacy-violating material, I do not think this will enable many
Edit comments are meant to be short and to the point. Long,
detailed discussion belongs on a talk page, where users can
communicate back and forth.
REOPENING after a discussion on IRC and marking it as a duplicate of bug 4714
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4714 ***
*** Bug 6788 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***