Payee Display Name length


#1

I just tried to create a new payee but when I touched ‘Next’, nothing happened.

I worked out that this is because the name was longer than 20 characters.

If there is a limit, perhaps there should be an error message that tells you when you touch Next.


#2

Good spot @JamesH :+1:t2:


#3

Presumably payee field lengths should corrolate with Faster Payments or SEPA/SWIFT specs accordingly. It makes no sense having them shorter or longer!


#4

Hi James, I just fixed this a moment ago. It’s going to be part of release 0.51.


#5

Any idea when we can expect that release @Kris?


#6

The only thing I can say (with some high probability) is it’s going to be no sooner than a week from now and no later than 3 weeks from now.


#7

That’s great, thanks Kris!


#8

Hmm, disappointed that Android users won’t see the in-app chat fix before then - iOS users are getting that today.

Would it not be possible to do a release sooner for the things that are ready and tested?


#9

Are you sure you wanted to post this here instead of the Chat experience thread? (We can get this moved if you want…)

The weekly-or-so release cycle is THE sweet-spot interval satisfying many (often contradictory) constraints:

  1. ship small improvements but often instead of one large update once in a while
  2. Apple/Google approval process time constraints such as duration, rejections ( the happen once in a while))
  3. iOS/Android release date parity
  4. iOS/Android functional parity
  5. mobile platform development differences
  6. vis mayor - (bad days, mistakes, illnesses, last minute bugs, firealarms :),…etc…)

If we would prioritise 3) above all else, it simply would not benefit you as customers because it would lead to unnecessary delays.


#10

No, I intended to post it here. I agree that weekly releases would be great. It’s just that I’m sure @sarah.guha mentioned in another thread that we could expect a fix for the chat issue in about a week’s time… and that was a week ago :slight_smile:


#11

Just checking with the Android team when their next release will be…


#12

most of us would gladly join a beta channel to speed up your testing and feedback cycles


#13

But the thread’s about Payee name length…?


#14

Ok, well I don’t mind if someone wants to move it. However, if you follow the thread from top to bottom, a new release was mentioned and I asked when we could expect it. I then responded to the answer that was given. I concede it has gone off topic but for every thread on here that sticks resolutely to the original post, I’ll show you ten that have gone off on a tangent… :slight_smile:


#15

2 pences on-topic, my legal name has 34 characters.


#16

Lo and behold… a new Android release has hit the Play Store today :smile: