What is the maximum number of characters for marriage place?

+4 votes
89 views
I am working on the Suggestions Report: 674 Marriage location too long

What is the preferred maximum number of characters?

The Help page for this Suggestion reads: For now MaxLength is bigger than 120 - Do these words mean a 674 Suggestion will be made if 120 is exceeded?

Do these words actually mean: The suggested Maximum number of characters used in the marriage place name is less than 120 ?

I have reduced one of the marriage places on the Suggestion List, and copied and pasted the full details that were in the marriage place to the Biography section, but before I do any more, I would like to know what exactly is the maximum allowed. I don't want to upset anyone.

Please do not leave comments or answers about what the marriage place refers to. I know this!
WikiTree profile: Space:DBE_674
in Policy and Style by Diane Darcy G2G6 Mach 1 (19.6k points)
edited by Diane Darcy
Looking at some of the Suggestions, clearly there's no actual limit.

Looking at the length is just a heuristic for finding some cases where inappropriate material has been entered.

2 Answers

+3 votes
This is just a guess, but I am thinking I read somewhere that the limit was 120 characters and that you should not use post codes/zip codes.

I very well could be incorrect, however.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)
+3 votes
I would think that there is no limit, as sooner or later, you would run into a merge with another manager - or at least that is the goal of WikiTree.
by Cheryl Hess G2G Astronaut (1.6m points)

Related questions

+5 votes
1 answer
85 views asked Apr 7, 2018 in Policy and Style by Anonymous Farrar G2G6 Mach 1 (14.9k points)
+5 votes
2 answers
107 views asked Jan 23, 2020 in Photos by Gordon Clark G2G1 (1.3k points)
+3 votes
0 answers
+4 votes
1 answer
+6 votes
1 answer
+6 votes
4 answers
97 views asked Oct 31, 2020 in WikiTree Tech by M Ryan G2G Crew (700 points)
+9 votes
7 answers
+3 votes
2 answers
119 views asked Oct 6, 2019 in Photos by Susannah Rolfes G2G5 (5.9k points)
+6 votes
4 answers
102 views asked Aug 29, 2017 in The Tree House by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
+4 votes
0 answers

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright

...