#1066 LInks also don’t need standard punctuation
Closed: Won't fix / Can't fix 2 years ago by codeblock. Opened 2 years ago by riyajawandhiya.

This is taken from the website's footer (https://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/)
remove full stop from links as that is considered to be rude.
A Binghamton University research team found that text messages ending in the most final of punctuation marks are perceived as being less sincere.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/shortcuts/2015/dec/09/science-has-spoken-ending-a-text-with-a-full-stop-makes-you-a-monster

https://writingcooperative.com/gen-z-hates-the-full-stop-47dde5ec2b5c
https://blog.prototypr.io/full-stop-in-headers-9a991c0f79df

reason

Headings and titles also don’t need standard punctuation — they don’t need a period (“.” or full-stop), but question marks and sporadic exclamation points are okay when appropriate. Body text and full sentences always need a period.

recommendation

Footers are the first thing a user will see when they get lost in the website.
To solve this:
Avoid punctuation in the links, especially periods. Keep headings or titles short and descriptive of content within them.


For Mote, this is something you'll have to take up in another repo.

For Fedora Websites, I don't think we have any plan to stop using periods to end titles and headings. Although we should be more consistent about it, because right now, we have a bit of a mixed bag.

I'm going to close this for now.

Metadata Update from @codeblock:
- Issue close_status updated to: Won't fix / Can't fix
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

2 years ago

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