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Re: RFC: simple proposal for Internet-scoped IDs

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 17:49:25 +0200

Eric S. Raymond wrote on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 10:46:28 -0500:
> Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>:
> > In fact, I'm having trouble coming up with a scenario in which identity
> > / contact information is interesting enough to want to publish via the
> > repository, yet not interesting enough to want to know before giving
> > someone commit access.
>
> Those aren't necessarily the *same* piece of information. In particular,
> it is entirely possible that a user might want a different form of his name
> and/or a different email address in his attribution cookie than he used
> in his authentication for initially joining or signing in. I've seen
> cases of this.

So store two fullnames instead of just one --- ASF does this, for
exactly the reason you give.
Received on 2012-12-05 17:23:29 CET

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