1 (edited by Rador8 2011-02-27 16:07)

Topic: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

Hello smile

Paul, moderator, is member 442. So, his profile is here :
http://punbb.org/forums/profile.php?id=442

But, I saw that another member (5271) is also called Paul ! His profile is here :
http://punbb.org/forums/profile.php?id=5271

Is it normal that 2 members have the same name ?

In the user list Paul 5271 appears such as the first letter "P" was not a real "P".

Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

inmate... sorry... member 442 is the REAL PAUL... wink

3 (edited by Smartys 2005-12-30 01:24)

Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

Ah, I see: apparently, htmlentities (like & #80; (minus the space) can be used, causing people to have names that look identical)

Edit: Apparently, it works in more than usernames tongue

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Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

Correct. This is an issue that will be solved when PunBB eventually moves over to UTF-8. Right now, we have to allow numerical character references in e.g. usernames because certain browsers send form data formatted that way when there is a difference in locale between the server and the client browser.

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Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

You can just deny special characters like & or #

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Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

At least nobody commented that one was more than enough.

Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

Well at the rate 1.3 is progressing 2 isn't enough tongue

Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

habspool.com wrote:

You can just deny special characters like & or #

But what to do with actual users having a name with these characters ?

Re: 2 members called Paul on this forum ?

Connorhd wrote:

Well at the rate 1.3 is progressing 2 isn't enough tongue

oh snap. wink

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