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RE: Username limits

by c-era (Curate)
on Jun 29, 2000 at 22:02 UTC ( #20452=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Username limits

I think that we should not limit the length, but not allow "_"s. Since spaces can be used there isn't a need for "_"s, and if spaces are used instead the name will line wrap.

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RE: RE: Username limits
by Ozymandias (Hermit) on Jun 29, 2000 at 22:08 UTC
    Which brings up issues of /msg'ing and other bits of unpleasantess. I don't see the need for usernames that long. Others have made good points, and I think a longer limit would probably be better; 20 would most likely be acceptable.

    - Ozymandias

      anyone tried /msg to Buckaroo Buddah? Have a little trouble? I'll get to that in another post.
           not to get dragged too far into a flame war
           i'm at work and am more interested in coding perl than
           discussing the various merits of my stupid username...
               have you tried spelling it Buddha?

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