Win a copy of Testing JavaScript Applications this week in the HTML Pages with CSS and JavaScript forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Bear Bibeault
  • Ron McLeod
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Paul Clapham
Sheriffs:
  • Tim Cooke
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Junilu Lacar
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • fred rosenberger
  • salvin francis
Bartenders:
  • Piet Souris
  • Frits Walraven
  • Carey Brown

User Names

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 47
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I recently tried to register "Landon Manning" and I got the following response:
Someone else has already registered that UserName. Please try again. Use your back button.
On a whim (and to test the bounds of the software that you all are using ), I tried to post using the name "Landon Manning" and I got the following response:
Sorry, but we have no one registered with the UserName you typed. Please try again. Use your Back button.
Quite possibly it is the password that is incorrect (as I supplied my password), but I was wondering if this was a bug, a mistake, or that someone actually has my name registered.
Thanks
landon manning
(apperently not Landon Manning!)
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 3143
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I just checked and I can't find a memeber under the name Landon Manning. Now maybe I'm just missing it, but try registering again. If it still doesn't work, let us know.
 
landon manning
Ranch Hand
Posts: 47
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Nope, same thing.
Perhaps the email field is set up to be unique??
 
Trailboss
Posts: 23216
IntelliJ IDE Firefox Browser Java
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I could be mistaken, but it looks like you are set up with the name "landon manning" and the system won't allow a "Landon Manning" if there is the same name but just different case.
 
landon manning
Ranch Hand
Posts: 47
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Suggestion: (once upgrade has taken place)
Make the case-sensitive issue consistent.
ie.
Case 1:
Allow registration of different cases of names as distinct.
ie. Landon Manning and landon manning are distinct names.
Case 2:
Have differenct cased names be equivalent, but allow posting of different cases.
ie. Allow Landon Manning and lAndOn MannING and ... etc... to post under the account landon manning (or whatever!). Note: Landon Manning and lAndOn MannING would show up in the post as the author)
Thanks!
Landon Manning
 
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic