Which Stack Exchange site has the longest name? Does Area 51 have a limit on proposal names? I need to know this for my userscript.
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The longest SE site names currently are:
Code Golf and Programming Puzzles (33) Audio Recording and Production (30) Theoretical Computer Science (28) Science Fiction and Fantasy (27) English Language and Usage (26) Personal Finance and Money (26)
The longest SE site URLs are:
http://meta.graphicdesign.stackexchange.com (43) http://meta.programmers.stackexchange.com (41) http://meta.electronics.stackexchange.com (41) http://meta.codereview.stackexchange.com (40) ... http://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com (37) Longest full SE site ... http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com (34) Longest chat site
Area 51 does have a limit on the topic field, which you can see by typing in the form:
The API does not put hard limits on fields, and they are subject to change, however the documentation does list a suggested size. For the sites, you can see this by going to http://stackauth.com/1.0/help/method?method=sites
So, even between the two, the limits are different, and those numbers aren't carved in stone.
For forwards-compatibilities sake, here's a way to find out in Python:
You can let