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Re: Username restrictions (chars, length) - conventions?

Am 2004-11-27 21:36:20, schrieb Ralf Gesel|ensetter:
> Am Samstag, 27. November 2004 19:18 schrieb Michelle Konzack:
> > > How about underscore ("_"), dash ("-") and dot (".")? Within email
> >
> > These are legal characters for Log-In names.
> Thanks, Micelle, I agree - but according to Petter there might be 
> problems with POSIX? What length would you consider a rational limit?

I do not know, but I have some programs like 'wdm' which accelpe only
8 Chars I had to modify it to accept "michelle.konzack" as login.

I do not know about the version SARGE, but I think, it should be 16
or 32 chars. I personaly tent to 32 chars.

> Regards
> Ralf


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