Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of SiteUpgradeProposal/UserClearance


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Timestamp:
Jul 29, 2012, 10:40:20 PM (2 years ago)
Author:
hasienda
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complete list of existing and proposed technical solutions for username checks

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  • SiteUpgradeProposal/UserClearance

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    2525=== Enforcement ===
    2626Ideally we'll implement all rules in the registration procedure provided by AccountManagerPlugin. Current status:
    27  4: use `username_char_blacklist = : []` - note the blank in-between
     27 * 1: plan: use REGEXP, see #5295 for existing patch, that is especially lacking a useful error message (similar to a conclusion for the analog enhancement request for email validation in #8076)
     28 * 2: plan: use REGEXP combined with 1
     29 * 3: plan: use REGEXP combined with 1 + 2
     30 * 4: solved: use `username_char_blacklist = : []` - note the blank in-between
     31 * 5: plan: best to approach with a blacklist of character sequences, each on a line, read from a dedicated wiki page
     32 * 6: ''more discussion required'': not easily done by blacklisting or similar code, maybe moderation (#843) is the best approach here, but that would largely obsolete the other points and shift all the burden towards moderators, what might or might not be acceptable
     33 * 7: plan: extend existing checks towards being optionally case-less
    2834
    2935Of course that doesn't help for existing accounts, and we need to called the following users for clearance: