Subject: Re: 8+ chars in login
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com>
From: mocha <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/09/2000 08:24:14
i just made two accounts with the following usernames and they both work:
^----- Note '_' is inserted as the 9th character which is
that's a lot of characters. vipw didn't complain at all.
i suppose i'll try 70 chars and see if that will work too.. maybe the limit
At 03:19 PM 3/9/00 +0100, email@example.com wrote:
>On 03/09/2000 02:07:59 PM GMT Rob Windsor wrote:
> >Verily did mocha write:
> >> can we do 8+ characters in usernames? i asked this back in .8 era, but
> >> not been paying attention. with our systems used for the public, they
> >> more than 8 characters.
> >You can (i.e. "majordomo"), but the daily security script will whine about
> >So far, I haven't seen a problem with it, otherwise.
>Does it work if 2 names are different only in the 8+ letter?
>e.g. majordomo and majordoma ?