I've had this problem before as well, both via the API and the actual
web interface. The closest thing I can figure, is that when the short
description is displayed in search results, it is split into two
lines, and that split is counted as a character towards the 70
character limit. As far as I can tell, there is no workaround.
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, Adrian Philipp
> When I try to enter a short description with a string
> length of exactly 70 chars in an ad either by using
> YWS (web-service) or Yahoo! Search Marketing
> web-interface my submission will be rejected.
> It works when I'm submitting 69 chars but then I find
> a mysterious dot at the end of the short description.
> Does anyone know the reason for this behavior and/or a
> Adrian Philipp
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