Created attachment 389493 [details] redundant full stop steps to reproduce: 1.Log in to your AMO account 2.Go to https://preview.addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9412 3.Select a collection from the drop-down list under "Add to a collection" section. 4.Click "Publish" 5.Notice the success message observed behavior: If the add-on name ends with a full stop,then the success message also has this full stop in the middle of the sentence.(see attached image)
The name of this add-on is "Infoaxe: Full Text Web History Search synchronized between Firefox, IE on multiple computers.", so that period in the middle of the sentence is not our doing
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
Here the expectation was that trailing periods would be stripped off the add-on name when we use it in user messages.I am reopening for your consideration..but if you think its still invalid,please mark it so.
Status: RESOLVED → REOPENED
Resolution: INVALID → ---
Summary: Redundant full stop in success message on publishing add-on to a collection → Consider stripping trailing periods in add-on names when using them in user messages
Dupe of bug 503091? I know, that bug is about *leading* characters, but I think this is the same type of request.
The eventual solution for bug 503091 could probably be applied here but I don't think it's a dupe, at least in spirit. This bug is more of a social problem, that people don't understand the difference between titles and descriptions. CCing Mr. Win for a decision.
Assignee: nobody → nnguyen
Target Milestone: 5.0.8 → ---
There might be cases where we do not want to remove the trailing period from an add-on name. For example, an add-on name might happen to end with “U.S.A.” I have not bothered to find an actual example, though. Just my two cents.
WONTFIXED. this is easy enough for users to fix themselves if they want.
Status: REOPENED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago → 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.