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Re: [RFC] adding system users: which is the best way??

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 11:12:18PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> Perhaps Debian username should share some "namespace", like having
> "debian-" in front of or behind them? I realize that'd be ugly, but it
> should avoid conflicts.

Would groups need to go in the same namespace?

Is there a maximum length userids and group names can be?

I had a feeling there was an 8 character limit, but I might be mistaken
or out-of-date.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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