[RCU] Usernames roundcube sends to servers

Arne Berglund aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us
Sat Dec 19 02:12:36 CET 2009

I do the force to lower case on my IMAP server (Dovecot). Users can enter
jdoe, Jdoe, JDoe or JDOE and all work. In my mind, the IMAP server is where
this should happen, not the client.

Arne Berglund
System Administrator, Internet Services
Lane Education Service District
Eugene, OR

On Sat, 19 Dec 2009 02:03:41 +0100, tobi <tobster at brain-force.ch> wrote:
> Am 19.12.2009 01:58, schrieb Mark Little:
>> Personally I don't think forcing lowercase for usernames is bad.. and
>> you really want to compare with other clients then I think you should
>> comparing with other webmail clients.  I don't have a Hotmail account,
>> but
>> I just tested with Gmail by capitalising 3 of the letters in my login
>> name
>> and it logged in just fine.
>> Cheers,
>> Mark
> I did not mean that lowercase usernames is bad. I just thought that it
> would be possible to turn it off in roundcube
> Regards
> tobi
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