[www.kde.org] [Bug 318475] New: Don't force undesired usernames upon the user if his choice is there unused... also just remember email
Dan Jidanni Jacobson
jidanni at jidanni.org
Wed Apr 17 02:22:39 UTC 2013
Bug ID: 318475
Summary: Don't force undesired usernames upon the user if his
choice is there unused... also just remember email
Assignee: kde-www at kde.org
Reporter: jidanni at jidanni.org
When visiting KDE sites, like the KDE identity site, a username is forced upon
He is not allowed to compose his own username even if his choice has not been
Nowhere else on the Internet is this observed.
This is all fine and good until one day of course he forgets it.
So he goes to the 'forgot password' link, and low and behold, he must recall
both his email address and his so-called username.
There isn't even a word there about what to do if he forgot the latter.
Name one major website that expects users to not forget more than their email
Steps to Reproduce:
Actually the user usually DOES NOT forget his password,
he forgets THE SILLY username forced upon him,
but that is all that is needed... to lock him out forever.
No need to waste sysadmin hours when all you need to do is follow Google or
If the user wants more security allow him to chose it don't force it.
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