[LON-CAPA-users] enrollment with unique username
Guy Albertelli II
Tue, 31 Aug 2004 14:21:18 -0400 (EDT)
> Regarding usernames generated from email address with a period in the
> username: I tried the following. I enrolled a student with username
> isaac.newton (Note period in the name). The student was successfully
> enrolled and is displayed on the roster with username isaacnewton (no
> period). When I login in as Isaac Newton, I find that I can successfully
> logon with either username isaac.newton or isaacnewton. Both work fine;
> lon-capa seems to be forgiving when it comes to periods in usernames.
Neat, didn't realize we did that.
> Are there any known problems with enrolling students with a username in the
> format firstname.lastname?
Well since it appears we are silently stripping the period out, you
have the problem that
Will end up as the same user.
I'll take a look at enabling support for . or _ in usernames for the
next release. (I think I also had a request for -)
firstname.lastname@example.org LON-CAPA Developer 0-7-3-4-