#611 Signature Idea

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2004-08-17
2004-08-17
Ilyanep
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Please allow Signatures to be like templates, so that
{{User sig:Ilyanep}} could make your signature show.
This way the wikimarkup stays a lot cleaner when people
with long signatures sign (like mine is really long,
like 2 or 3 lines long). This would make everything a
lot easier!

Discussion

  • benc
    benc
    2004-08-18

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    Except that it would put a lot of strain on the database. :-(

     
  • Ilyanep
    Ilyanep
    2004-08-18

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    Would it really put that much more strain on the dB?

     
  • benc
    benc
    2004-08-19

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    I'm not familiar with the technical details -- maybe (hopefully,
    because it's a nice idea) it wouldn't be too big a strain. A
    typical talk page might have dozens of signatures, though.
    Check out this "tip of the day":

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tip_of_the_day_archive
    #Inclusion_vs_Transclusion