The Unhandled Exception's name is cut off in this question and in the answer too. The last 'n' looks like an 'r'.

Using Firefox 3.6.6.


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Jeff will get furious if someone finds a bug in this post, screen caps it and circles the error in red... –  MPelletier Sep 24 '10 at 21:48
I take that as a challenge to find some bug with this post! ;-) –  The Unhandled Exception Oct 12 '11 at 15:49
Poor C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, called him McQueer until I was told that this is probably not his real name. –  Jens Erat Jul 7 '13 at 21:53
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up vote 8 down vote accepted

Correct, there's a fixed amount of space, and some names are longer than can fit in the space, so it is unavoidably truncated.

We allow ~26 character names, so your name could be




Notice difference in length.

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I'm now prompted to say this: Monospace fonts FTW. –  MPelletier Oct 12 '11 at 16:32
Then there should be a name length restriction. There is no point to have a long name if you "cannot" use it. –  gotqn Nov 20 '13 at 15:12
@gotqn read the answer again, you missed "We allow ~26 character names". –  Shadow Wizard Dec 1 '13 at 9:08
@ShaWizDowArd Yes, you are right. I have understood this wrong. –  gotqn Dec 1 '13 at 12:12
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