Discourse 2.6 released!

Originally published at: Discourse 2.6 released!

Today we release Discourse 2.6, building on Discourse 2.5 from June. For post 2.0 releases we’ve chosen a new set of codenames based on the history of human communication; this release is Baudot. Improved Category Moderation In this release, category moderators have been granted many more abilities. In addition to handling the review queue for…

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Baudot is the earliest ASCII table! Just a lil’ baby :baby:

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This is super nice! I love Discourse very much <3

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Re: Font selection, please consider making the fixed-width font configurable as well. This Consolas nonsense is turrible. Mostly because the 1 and l are so easily confused, it almost feels deliberate.

(It’s worst when they’re seen in isolation — side-by-side they look different, but an l viewed all by itself could easily be either glyph. “What command did you run?” ls. “And how long did it take to execute?” Less than 1s. “Well I would hope ls executes in under 1s!”)

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How is it not configurable? Simply override the css rules on your site in admin, customize.

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I think the feature request here is to “make it super easy”

Coming up with the name for the font is kind of hard, I am not against this in principle but this may be … too much choice.

As you said, already perfectly easy to change in a theme component.

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