Tiny Change to allow spaces in valid users list

Kevin Colby kevinc at grainsystems.com
Mon Mar 5 15:49:04 GMT 2001

David Collier-Brown wrote:
>         I like the idea, but not the implementation.


>         1) I'd suggest slashes, and require they be the first
>         and last characters of the string, like
>                 valid users = /tom/jerry/tim smith/

I have to say that this seems very non-intuitive.  Where else is
this syntax ever used, much less familiar to admin (not developers)?
The quoted strings format is widely accepted and not very difficult.

Interfaces, even administrative ones like config files, should
consider the user, not just what would make the most efficient code.
If you confuse the user, you depreciate the product's value to him.

	- Kevin Colby
	  kevinc at grainsystems.com

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