[Mageia-sysadm] Login blacklist on identity

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 10 15:34:55 CET 2011

2011/2/10 Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org>:
> Hi,
> While thinking about setting email alias, I realized that if we are
> gonna offer alias to various people, we should maybe forbid certain
> login to be registered, like press, contact, president so they do not
> clash in the future.
> Is there anything to add on that list :
>  contact   -> already used on the current website
>  press     -> the same
>  president -> could be nice to have
>  secretary -> ditto
>  treasurer -> ditto

The obvious (webmaster, postmaster, etc.) ?

> security ?
> The goal is not to be exhaustive just to prevent stuff that are easy to
> avoid. The goal of the blacklist is not to implement policy for naming
> besides obvious clash. IE, I think we should not add sarkozysux/rox or
> stuff like that, because this is a never ending task.
> And for obvious reasons I prefer to keep the list as small as possible
> for a start ( and so only for thing when they are in practice used ),
> and later let it grow.


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