[RCU] Usernames roundcube sends to servers

Arne Berglund aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us
Sat Dec 19 03:27:00 CET 2009


Email addresses are case insensitive, but usernames don't have to be and
frequently are not. Since many multi-domain systems use the email address
as username, there is some relevance.

- 
Arne Berglund
System Administrator, Internet Services
Lane Education Service District
Eugene, OR
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On Sat, 19 Dec 2009 03:20:28 +0000, Steve Perkins
<expendable at sgperkins.org> wrote:
> Pretty stupid thread.
> 
> Everyone in the whole world knows that email addresses are case
> insensitive. Why on earth would case matter? 
> 
> Thats like having two domains, www.xyz.com compared to Www.xyz.com
> 
> Like I said, pretty stupid.
> 
> xxx
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, 18 Dec 2009 17:12:36 -0800, Arne Berglund
> <aberglund at lesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
>> 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
>> if
>>>> you really want to compare with other clients then I think you should
>> be
>>>> 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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