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Re: [acf] ACF usernames are case sensitive - should they be?

From: Haniph Latchman <latchman_at_qcslink.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 15:25:27 -0400

I have to agree with Natanael on this.

We live and work in a Unix world...

HL

Natanael Copa wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 21:16 -0700, Nathan Angelacos wrote:
>
>> I just realized that the username in the logon controller appears to be
>> case-sensitive:
>>
>> Foo, FOO, and fOO are all different usernames to ACF
>>
>> That's cool, but not what most people expect.
>>
>> What does everyone think of changing the default behavior to be
>>
>> username = string.tolower(username)
>>
>
> i dont know about most people, but in unix land the oppsite is expected.
> I think I'd prefer case-sensitive there. I dont want traing alpine users
> to think case-insensitive and expect that other places. better to be
> consequent.
>
> (how is it with the webinterface to your home dsl router?)
>
> -nc
>
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