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How long answer is considered OK in Stack Exchange sites? Are there any limits, assuming, that entire text of answer is somehow valuable and percentage of blah, blah is limited to minimum?

I have just wrote this one and I have doubts, if I didn't cross the line?

BTW: Is this the longest / one of the longest answer in Stack Exchange / Stack Overflow? :>

marked as duplicate by random discussion Mar 18 '15 at 14:01

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    Oh, God! I'm not asking about hard limits -- how many characters I can enter per one answer! But about soft limits: what length of answer is reasonable, to not overkill reader. Can you see the difference? This is a question to make some dissuasion, to find limits, that suits most, not to read about how long answer body's field in database is. Answer linked as "duplicate" has nothing to with my question and does not deal with this at all. – trejder Mar 18 '15 at 14:11
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    That's going to be extremely subjective and highly dependent on context. Nobody can really give you an answer in the abstract. – Servy Mar 18 '15 at 14:13
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    But' that's for meta discussions are, right? To discuss about subjective problems. Anyway, OK, I see the only way to get answer to this question, it to sit, wait and see, if my long answer gets more upvotes or downvotes or is it going to be eventually closed. Thanks, anyway... – trejder Mar 18 '15 at 14:18

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