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Re: Usernames



On Fri, 2003-08-22 at 00:22, Charles Bronson wrote:
> Maybe this is the wrong list to ask this on. If so, please accept my appogies 
> and kindly redirect me.
> 
> I noticed in Shrike and now Severn that usernames can only be lowercase (at 
> least in the GUI tool, I haven't checked useradd). I am wondering why caps are 
> no longer allowed?

Maybe because various MTAs map uppercase to lowercase and so having both
"user" and "User" will lead to confusion (who will get
<User domain com>)? Just a guess.

Nils
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