Re: usernames that start with capital letter?
On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 11:50:16AM -0700, Mike Bird wrote:
> On Mon July 19 2010 11:16:12 Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Why aren't they recommended?
> Back when us dinosaurs ruled the earth an upper case
> login signified an upper-case-only input device, and
> the login software automatically lower-cased the input
> before validating the login.
> I don't know if any such software remains in Debian.
Hmm... just tried logging in with an all-caps name (chaged the password
to numbers only for the test), and failed to login. Is this feature(?)
gone now from getty?
Tzafrir Cohen | email@example.com | VIM is
http://tzafrir.org.il | | a Mutt's
firstname.lastname@example.org | | best
email@example.com | | friend