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Questions like this one or the FAQ questions on meta (like this one) are highly linked.

This is a good thing, but on the questions themselves, the "linked" column is starting to take a lot of space, and nothing seems to be there to stop it.

The linked column has a point for most questions, but for these ones, it's only a series of links which is not usable, and has finally poor interest. Also, it pushes the "Related" questions far to the bottom.

Should there be a system to "collapse" this list when there is like more than 15-20 links? Like displaying the 15-20, then a "show more"?

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the "linked" column is starting to take a lot of space, and nothing seems to be there to stop it.

see comment on blog:

We now cap it at 50 and it uses a variant of the standard hot sorting algorithm to put the “best” linked posts at the top (score, # answers, # views, answer scores)

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50 still seems a bit too much. I mean, who will want to find a link between 50 others? –  Gnoupi Jun 7 '10 at 9:53
    
Also, if I understand, now we should also follow the comments on every blog post, to be aware of changes? :-] –  Gnoupi Jun 7 '10 at 9:57
    
@Gnoupi A linked question limit was asked and answered before the blog note –  Grace Note Jun 7 '10 at 9:59
    
@ccomet - indeed, haven't found this duplicate. Guess I should have checked the "related" column. Voting to close my own question as duplicate. –  Gnoupi Jun 7 '10 at 12:22
    
@Gnoupi Hah, I wasn't bringing it up to call it a duplicate, merely to point out it was announced. But I'll toss in my own vote to help you close. While I'm at it, I'll check to see if our unofficial changelog has this listed (oh hey it is). –  Grace Note Jun 7 '10 at 12:25
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@ccomet - 50 is still too much in my opinion, but I guess it's not enough a concern to justify this question in itself. Hence the duplicate vote. –  Gnoupi Jun 7 '10 at 12:32

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