[CentOS] usernames with capitals

Thu Feb 2 04:54:35 UTC 2006
Robert Tate <rbt at iag.net>

On Wednesday 01 February 2006 12:06, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-01 at 08:45, Barry Brimer wrote:
> That's actually a different problem and a good reason by itself
> not to ever use uppercase in a user login name.  Mailers on
> unix-like systems usually want to lowercase the address. I've
> always avoided doing this myself so I'm not sure about the
> details or how to work around it.

and I think you will end up with everything being translated to lower case if 
you login with an all uppercase name. The system assumes your terminal can't 
do lower case and helps you after you are logged in. This could cause real 
problems later....