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UX issue with V2 screen names

edited December 2009 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
More UI/UX feedback for Vanilla 2:

There appears to be a 20-character limit on screen names, but that information is not given to users. If someone tries to enter a screen name with >20 characters, they get the 'please use letters, numbers, and underscores' error message, even if it is all letters.

Best-practice UX here would be to both:
* limit the characters allowed in the HTML text box to 20 (so that it's just flatly impossible to enter more than that), and
* provide an ajax countdown of characters remaining (so that it's not a surprise to the user when they reach the limit).


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