UserNameSuggester suggests names with trailing underscores

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(Joe Seyfried) #1

I ran into several user errors: ["Username must end with a letter or number"] because UserNameSuggester seems to be oblivious to this restriction. We should introduce something like

name[-1,1] =~ /[^A-Za-z0-9]/

and replace accordingly (how?).


(Jeff Atwood) #2

Yes, @techapj and @sam are aware that the username suggester now has a lot of bugs as a result of the rules @sam changed to relax username rules.


(Arpit Jalan) #3

Trailing underscore in username is now allowed:

However UserNameSuggester still suggests usernames with a sequence of 2 or more special chars (like arpit__jalan) which is not valid. I am working on a fix for that. Fixed:


Mentiong usernames with trailing underscore does not work
(Arpit Jalan) #4