[ADVANCE NOTICE] usernames limited to 8 chars gonna be nasty
kfitzner at nexus.v-wave.com
Thu Apr 13 18:20:44 GMT 2000
On 11-Apr-00 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>> Don't tie it to the user name. In some cases (i.e. LDAP) it would be
>> much better to add another multi-valued attribute like "NTDOMAIN". That
>> way we could use that account for multiple domains, or move domains
> good idea.
You don't even need to go with LDAP. Just use some of the extra fields in a
passwd file entry. The full-name field comes to mind.
I'd strenuously object to forcing 2 charater domain names on people. That
means 2 character machine names too. There has to be something better than
this without forcing LDAP on people too.
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