FYI: I've turned off usernames in "share links"

By default on Discourse sites, when you use the little :link: icon by a post to get a link to share, that link includes your username, and then if someone follows that link, you get “credit”, in the form of a counter which can be used for badges and awards.

We’re not using the default badges, and … I don’t find this very important or interesting. And, it’s also kind of annoying — not as annoying as those really long random tracking strings that social media sites use, but, still.

So, I’ve turned it off. Enjoy, now, sharing perfectly generic and anonymous links!

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Very much appreciated. It felt like a mild form of tracking. I always removed the username part before pasting a link somewhere. That makes it easier. Thanks!

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