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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why "list of preferred userids" ?
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:08:43 GMT
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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