Re: [IxDA] Re: [IxDA] Capitalization in username

19 Sep 2010 - 8:49pm
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hilhorst
2004

thanks all for the replies...

verdict (of sorts):

  • don't enforce capitalization on sign in
  • (in display) maintain original capitalization used during sign up

Quoting DrWex :

> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 4:31 PM, hilhorst wrote: > > We're currently having a debate around capitalization in usernames (not > > display names). > > I think the best policy is the one originally prescribed for browsers > in dealing with HTML: Be generous in what you accept; be strict in > what you emit. > > That is, the site should consistently capitalize (or not) names, but > allow people to enter them in a case-insensitive manner. > > (((Please leave all content below this line))) > ________________________________________________________________ > Welcome to the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Discussion! > Manage Subscriptions or Unsubscribe ..........
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