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Re: User WikiNames and FAS



On Sat, 2007-10-20 at 01:52 -0400, Ricky Zhou wrote:
> A thought about FAS2 and wiki integration:
> 
> Since wiki editing is tied in with FAS2 and CLA signing, it'd be nice to
> integrate them nicely (click-through CLAs are already implemented in
> FAS2), but one annoyance is that WikiNames do not generally match usernames.  
> Other than for (weakly) connecting wiki usernames to FAS users, is there
> any particular reason that we're going with the FirstnameLastname
> convention?  Would it somehow be "bad" for users to have the same
> username for FAS and the wiki in the future?  

the wiki predates fas being used for authenticating stuff. So it's not
on purpose that it has been done that way.

I think changing it out so that everything uses the FAS username would
be good.

-sv



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