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1000-char limit on comments?
By Dave Winer on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 10:26 AM.

I keep posting feature requests for Disqus here, or for anyone who might be developing a competitive product. #

Wouldn't it be nice if you could set a maximum length for comments?  #

We seem to like a limit in Twitter (though I wish it were more than 140, personally). #

A picture named lifesaver.gifWhy not have a sysop-settable limit.  #

I'd start with a 1000 character limit.  #

If you need more than 1000 characters, you should be writing a blog post, not a comment. #

What do you think? #

I think we need a more hackable comment system, btw, so if we get ideas for features we don't have to wait, possibly a very long time. How about an open source commenting system?  #

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