[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #216: Block @ in WPORG usernames

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Mon Oct 28 22:51:35 UTC 2013

#216: Block @ in WPORG usernames
  Reporter:  Ipstenu      |      Owner:
      Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
  Priority:  normal       |  Component:  Support Forums
Resolution:               |   Keywords:  needs-patch

Comment (by Ipstenu):

 Because people rarely (if ever) actually WANT a public username to be
 their email address. It causes spam, and also a high number of people
 kvetching to us because we can't change the usernames.

 tl;dr - Protect people from being silly.

Ticket URL: <http://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/216#comment:2>
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