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Re: Dingbats in node titles?

by Masem (Monsignor)
on Feb 28, 2002 at 13:10 UTC ( #148206=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Dingbats in node titles?

The title modifications don't bother me too much, but I do offer an alternate solution. Allow each user on user settings to have a special "pre-title" field which with they can put their pre-title bits. Then, also add a setting "Node pre-titles" with options of "On", "On, ASCII-stripped" and "Off". The second option would convert any non ASCII character to a space or similar. Then, when nodes are collected, the titles are dynamically modified to include those pre-titles or modified versions of them, or none at all, which would appear to satisfy most of the user's comments on this issue.

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Re: Dingbats in node titles?
by ProgrammingAce (Sexton) on Mar 01, 2002 at 00:03 UTC
    Aren't there enough Dingbats on this page already? No, seriosly, I think dingbats in titles would just give people an opertunity to make them unreadable, unless you're posting code in the title (which is a bad idea), the dingbats should not be alowed. If they do have their place, it's in the obfu section

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