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From Ido Ran <ido....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Username is case-sensative
Date Fri, 17 Sep 2010 19:45:25 GMT
I agree that the auto-shift is not that bright, but start patch the login
form for every thing out there may get harder.
Don't you think default to case-insensitive search will be better?

Ido

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:21 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 3:07 AM, Ido Ran <ido.ran@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree, it should not be forced - I think it should be the default.
> > If you know what you are doing and have a good reason to use
> case-sensitive
> > usernames then go ahead, but for the rest of us, it should be as simple
> as
> > it can.
> > How Couch people say - case-insensitive username is more relaxing :)
> >
>
> CouchDB uses document lookups to find users, so doing this would
> involve making docids case-insensitive, which isn't gonna happen.
>
> The good answer would be to add whatever iPhone tags you have to add
> to keep it from doing that stupid auto-shift key thing on login forms.
>
> I'd love a patch for that against this file:
>
>
> http://github.com/couchapp/couchapp/blob/master/vendor/evently/account/loginForm/mustache.html
>
> Chris
>
> > Ido
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 3:32 AM, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> The question is whether CouchDB should force everyone to do that or
> >> not. I think it should not.
> >>
> >> B.
> >>
> >> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 2:23 AM, Tyler Gillies <tyler@pdxbrain.com>
> wrote:
> >> > I think case insensitivity is good, prevents thing from getting
> >> complicated
> >> > with two users one named tyler and one named Tyler
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Randall Leeds <
> randall.leeds@gmail.com
> >> >wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 03:13, Ido Ran <ido.ran@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> > Unix, Linux, Windows, Gmail, Skype
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Any application I can think of treat username in case-insensitive
> way.
> >> >>
> >> >> Really???
> >> >>
> >> >> rleeds@randalltor:~$ sudo -u Rleeds
> >> >> sudo: unknown user: Rleeds
> >> >> rleeds@randalltor:~$
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > http://www.readwriteweb.com/about#tyler
> >> >
> >> > Ask me anything <http://tumble.pdxbrain.com/ask>!
> >> >
> >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Chris Anderson
> http://jchrisa.net
> http://couch.io
>

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