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paladin
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:52 pm Reply with quote

Is there any reason why users can't have a ampersand (&) in their username?

Is there a fix for this or a programming reason why they can't have one?
 
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fkelly
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:44 pm Reply with quote

It is reserved in HTML. But tell them it's just because you don't like the way it looks and that will help instill respect and awe at your powers.
 
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montego
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Joined: Aug 29, 2004
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:39 pm Reply with quote

fkelly, ROTFL

paladin, what fkelly said. Wink I am sure it was thought better to strip out certain special characters than to allow 'evil to become your site'. Sometimes the patches can go too far or be too broad-brushed, but...

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