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Signature Size Restrictions

Postby xHaZxMaTx » 15 Dec 2008, 21:55

The max file size for signatures has been 50kb for as long as I've been here, which is, what, nearly four years, now. I know it's a courtesy to users with slower internet connections, but I think most people have at least something better than dial-up, anymore. According to Moore's Law, technology doubles every 18 months, so in the time I've been here, technology should have doubled over two times, now, so to keep up with the times, we should have at least a 200kb limit. :mrgreen: I'm willing to make a compromise, however, and suggest a 100kb limit. ;)
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Re: Signature Size Restrictions

Postby Bojan » 15 Dec 2008, 22:06

25 posts per page, 25 different users with 200kB signatures make what, 5MB?
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Re: Signature Size Restrictions

Postby vellu » 15 Dec 2008, 22:10

Sure, but why? Besides animations the 550x120 sized image doesn't really need to be bigger (translates to about 95% jpg compression quality to be smaller than 50k).

And given the fact that one page of posts could be up to 25 signatures. Still a sizeable difference between 1250kb and 2500kb per page... (50 vs 100).

EDIT: Oh, our "mighty leader" beat me to it...
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Re: Signature Size Restrictions

Postby baumaxx1 » 23 Dec 2008, 00:37

5Mb is too much for me every page. 256k... lol. It's unlimited though. But yeah, I set the quality to 10, which doesn't make much of a difference vs. 12 and it's like way under.
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Re: Signature Size Restrictions

Postby Stereo » 04 Jan 2009, 17:39

xHaZxMaTx wrote:The max file size for signatures has been 50kb for as long as I've been here, which is, what, nearly four years, now. I know it's a courtesy to users with slower internet connections, but I think most people have at least something better than dial-up, anymore. According to Moore's Law, technology doubles every 18 months, so in the time I've been here, technology should have doubled over two times, now, so to keep up with the times, we should have at least a 200kb limit. :mrgreen: I'm willing to make a compromise, however, and suggest a 100kb limit. ;)

That would be fine for me, but I have a couple of friends in Europe who have to pay for every MB they receive/send so that would suck for them, having to DL 5MB's because their internet isn't cheap. I dunno, maybe they already got unlimited internet. One of them did. =\
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Re: Signature Size Restrictions

Postby peterfaj » 30 Jan 2009, 06:51

Stereo wrote:That would be fine for me, but I have a couple of friends in Europe who have to pay for every MB they receive/send so that would suck for them, having to DL 5MB's because their internet isn't cheap. I dunno, maybe they already got unlimited internet. One of them did. =\

I've never heard of that. Where are they from? If I had that ISP, I'd block all the signatures and basically everything I could.
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