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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Why "list of preferred userids" ?
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:10:01 GMT
Patches welcome d00d.



----- Original Message ----
> From: Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com>
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Thu, June 30, 2011 12:08:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Why "list of preferred userids" ?
> 
> Why don't we just say [a-z0-9]+ ?
> On Jun 30, 2011 11:09 AM, "Joe Schaefer"  <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>  wrote:
> > Basically it gives root@ an opportunity to select a different  id
> > if the first one contains non-alphanumeric  chars.
> >
> >
> > Nowadays if people look over the list of existing  ids and present
> > just one that's unique, but "similar" to the rest of the  list in terms
> > of charsets used, that is  sufficient.
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> >>  From: Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com>
> >> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >>  Sent: Thu, June 30, 2011 11:03:30 AM
> >> Subject: Why "list of  preferred userids" ?
> >>
> >> When we process new committers,  we're asking them for a "list of
> >> preferred userids"? Why is that so?  Is that just in case there is a
> >> conflict? (But that should be  trivial to prevent by having them look
> >> at the list of Apache ID's  initially). Or are they set up with userid
> >>  aliases?
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> 

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