[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #28544: Case of usernames does not matter on login

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Sun Jun 15 17:45:46 UTC 2014

#28544: Case of usernames does not matter on login
 Reporter:  Kniebremser             |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)            |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal                  |   Milestone:
Component:  Login and Registration  |     Version:  3.9.1
 Severity:  normal                  |  Resolution:  wontfix
 Keywords:                          |     Focuses:
Changes (by jeremyfelt):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => wontfix
 * milestone:  Awaiting Review =>


 This is intentional per #5472. We used to maintain a false sense of case
 sensitivity for usernames, but case insensitivity makes more sense with
 how MySQL handles the search by default.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/28544#comment:2>
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