[wp-hackers] .Org login w/Chrome issues?
eric at eam.me
Wed Dec 22 20:09:09 UTC 2010
When I try to log in with any other case format of my username (ericmann), I
get dumped on the Log in Failed page with the following message:
This username does not exist. Register
On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> I have not looked at the code, but I was able to log in as Otto42,
> otto42, even OTTO42 without any difficulties.
> Usernames have case, but are not case-sensitive.
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 12:48 PM, Eric Mann <eric at eam.me> wrote:
> > Two things:
> > 1) I just successfully tested using capital letters in a username on the
> > Support Forums using Google Chrome. It had no issues with the capital
> > letters (it did not force the username to be lowercase) ... so you're
> > running in to some other issue there.
> > 2) I'm concerned that usernames are not case insensitive. My username is
> > "ericmann" ... but someone could have "Ericmann" or "EricMann"? This
> > cause some serious identity issues if people intentionally copy usernames
> > ... have we always been case sensitive in the forums, or is this a result
> > a previous update?
> > On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com>
> >> Here's a silly question:
> >> Does case matter in .Org usernames? (Evidence points to: "emphatic
> >> yes".) I was trying to log in to the Support fora using Google Chrome
> >> just now and it seems as though Chrome forces usernames to be lower
> >> case, yet my .Org username has capital letters in it. So, no joy in
> >> Mudville on Chrome. I guess "ZaMoose" and "zamoose" are considered to
> >> be two separate accounts, right?
> >> So, long and the short of it is: what can be done to allow me to use
> >> the fora + Chrome? Can I somehow associate the lower-cased version of
> >> the user name with my existing account, or am I just out of luck?
> >> --
> >> -Doug
> >> @zamoose
> >> http://literalbarrage.org/blog/
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