[wp-hackers] Loosening username restrictions in plugin?

Alan J Castonguay alan at verselogic.net
Thu Oct 26 21:48:20 GMT 2006

That's exactly what I wanted to do. However, this idea plays havoc with 
the Author template's fancy urls. In particular, I don't think it likes 
extra slashes in the url. Not the greatest idea ever.

Charles wrote:
> I could be wrong too, but I think he wants to support URIs that would let people use their OpenID to log in (which would be super-cool).
> A typical OpenID URI:  alice.openid-provider.org
> -- Charles
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> URLs in username slugs? Vanity issue? Okay, I'm the first to admit that I
> know nothing about coding, but to me this smacks of allowing a bot to create
> thousands of users on a multi-blog setup that not only get links via bogus
> posts, but from the username as well.
> Or I could be 100% wrong, in which case, ignore this rambling dissertation
> and find another thread that interests you.
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