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Implemented [Suggestion] Lists: Nesting limit

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Nick, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Nick

    Nick Well-Known Member

    As demonstrated here, it appears that lists can be nested to an infinite number of levels. This obviously disrupts the page structure, and is unnecessary. As was suggested in that thread, perhaps a nesting limit of 10 should be imposed.
  2. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    i'm second about that.
  3. Shadab

    Shadab Well-Known Member

    Thanks Nick for posting the suggestion!
    I totally forgot about opening a thread here in the suggestions forum. :p
  4. MrBlubke

    MrBlubke Member

    I think you can set the max length of a post in general, right? I don't think an additional limit is needed...
  5. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Setting a nesting limit is to limit the amount people can nests lists to, to prevent them for forcing horrendous amounts of vertical scroll.

    This needs to be added. 
  6. MrBlubke

    MrBlubke Member

    so there is no way to set maximum lines per post? cause of there would be, there 'd be no need for this as I stated
  7. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

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    You get the idea... A post in text could easily be over 30 lines and limiting this is just pointless... however allowing there to be any more than 10+ nested list elements should be stopped... there is no need for more than this...
  8. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I support this. That post is quite funny.
  9. MrBlubke

    MrBlubke Member

    Honestly, a user posting like that should be banned :p
    However I don't see a reason to prevent decent posts to be limited (not really sure what kind of posts would need that depth of course :p )
    that being said, I wouldn't mind it being limited either...
    I'm neither pro neither against
  10. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member


  11. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I actually did this as a bug fix - all tags are limited in nesting to a depth of 20.
    Luke F likes this.

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