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Bug 2211 - $wgCapitalLinks = false does not allow lowercase first letters in usernames
$wgCapitalLinks = false does not allow lowercase first letters in usernames
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User login and signup (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2005-05-20 13:34 UTC by Tom Preuss
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:33 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Tom Preuss 2005-05-20 13:34:32 UTC
If an installaion has

$wgCapitalLinks = false;

new user accounts cannot be created with a lowercase first letter.

Special:Userlogin returns an error of "You have not specified a valid user name."

Please note that lowercase first letter usernames worked and were allowed in
Version 1.3

Steps to reproduce:
1. Set $wgCapitalLinks = false;
2. Attempt to create an account with a lowercase first letter.
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-05-20 16:04:39 UTC
The functionality of this feature got changed in 1.4, it no longer applies to
usernames, the rationale was that allowing usernames where the first character
was lower case on Wikimedia wikis would cause troubles with any future single
feature.

marking the bug as INVALID since it's a matter of a change in functionality
between branches.

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