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Re: A new user management tool

On Sat, 2008-05-24 at 00:19 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:

> It should probably never be visible to the user though (so could easily
> be generated, or hidden in a disclosure triangle). Anybody fancies
> filing bugs about visible login names when apps should use the person's
> name?

Sometimes you need a username to differentiate between people that have
the same real name. In Germany for instance, you'll find a lot of
"Markus Müller"s and I'm sure other languages have their share of common
names as well, so that should be taken into account. A unix username is
a good differentiator there IMO.

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