[xwiki-devs] username constraint ?

Sergiu Dumitriu sergiu at xwiki.com
Tue Mar 1 23:43:45 UTC 2011

On 03/01/2011 07:28 PM, Kevin P. Foote wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is there a reason (programmaticly / syntacticaly) why a user can not be named as
> follows:
>     kpfoote at something.org
> When I try to do this through the UI I get returned the message that
> states usernames can not contain "@" symbol.
> Is there a system level reason this can not happen?

None that I know of at the moment, but in the past there were some 
limitations. Maybe in a future version we could allow any character in 
the user's name.

Sergiu Dumitriu

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