With the current Announce page (e.g.), the "Summary of this issue" field doesn't give any hints of how long the Summary can be.
I tested, and it seems to be 160 bytes (or characters?) long maximum (the text field stops accepting text after that).
However, only the first 56 characters (bytes?) are shown in the onwiki Notification, whereas the full 160 characters are shown in the email Notification.
- Whilst taking T175430: Allow translatable text in the summary of Newsletters into consideration
- Decide how many characters should be allowed
- Give an indication in the UI about the limit (either by tweaking the "Summary of this issue" text string, or by using a dynamic countdown)
(Possibly 2 or more tasks, depending on how we handle it)
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