[Foundation-l] Sigh, problems with non-Latin usernames again

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 10:49:57 UTC 2007

On 30/01/07, Andrew Gray <shimgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> There is no requirement, of course, that SUL means "have the username
> display the same way everywhere". Even if any given username only has
> one person behind it, it doesn't stop us declaring the "real user" to
> be an arbitrary database code and hanging a dozen visible usernames
> off that... ;-)
> [I would utterly love a hack which allowed you to ask for any
> non-Latin username - or perhaps any username - to have an arbitrary
> User-ID appended to the back of it - "foobar" or "foobar (123456)" -
> whenever it showed up in logs. Those who find it useful can flip a
> switch and on it comes; those who don't, well, it'd be off by default)

Remember that in the previous thread, it was CONCLUSIVELY PROVEN that
even giving the option to hang the database UID number off a handle
makes you indistinguishable from a NAZI!


- d.

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