Re: [Fwd: Username length limitation]

On Wed, 15 Feb 2006, Murray Cumming wrote:

> > Ross Golder wrote:
> > > เมื่อ อ. 2006-02-14 เวลา 12:08 -0800, C.J. Adams-Collier เขียนว่า:
> > >
> > >> Upon further reflection, I also believe that 8-char ascii-only
> > >> user names are discriminatory in nature and limit the
> > >> participation of the GNOME development community greatly to those
> > >>  who are trained in the English language, and more strictly, the
> > >> United States.
> I don't think it's possible to use the shell, cvs, or to do translation
> or programming without some knowledge of English. UTF-8 user names would
> be nice, but are probably the least of peoples' problems.

And they can make real problem.  For example it makes it really
hard to do cvs co from a non-UTF8 terminal.


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	-- Dan Bern, "New American Language"

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