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Re: About valid and invalid user names

On Sat, 05 Feb 2005, Marc Haber wrote:
> adduser has two bug reports open where people are asking for user name
> rules to be relaxed. One report wants "." to be allowed in user names,
> another wants usernames to start with numbers.

Allowing the dot is ok.  I do think that usernames starting with numbers is
asking for total breakage, though.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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