IMP NOTE: discrepancy betn WT & G2G profiles re: display of badges (how many)

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My G2G profile displays no more than 5 badges.  I have 7.  None are hidden.
in WikiTree Tech by Living Straehle G2G6 Mach 1 (14.9k points)
edited by Living Straehle
Hi Juli,

Everything is peachy :)

Only the first 5 badges you move to the top of your badge list will be displayed on your G2G profile, and up to 20 on your WikiTree profile.  Congrats on the 7 badges!

Have a super day!
Hi Juli

There's a button beneath the five badges - says 'all badges for ???'
Keith, why is the G2G limitation different from WT?  And why no notice to the user?
Hi Juli,

The 5 badges on the G2G feed isn't a new thing. It's been like that for awhile, if not forever :)

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This is not a bug. It's just that your G2G profile only shows your first five badges. Your person profile only shows your first 12, I think is. Your badges page, linked from both profiles, shows your full list.
by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)

I now understand that 'this isn't a bug -- it's intentional': there is, by design, a discrepancy between WT and G2G profiles regarding which and how many badges are displayed.

So I am downgrading the title of this posting from a BUG REPORT to an IMP NOTE, and I will annotate the original posting to indicate that this is a design issue, not an implementation issue.  

Why 'issue'? Because it violates the Principle of Least Surprise.

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