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Don't automatically stuff your user's email addresses into the username#451

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What the title says. I’m not out here trying to publish my email to the whole wide world. You should ask for a username, not invent one silently.

a year ago

Is the idea that folks will take the username and guess @gmail.com, @outlook.com, etc. variants? I guess we can ask users to explicitly set their display name.

a year ago
Changed the status to
Planned
a year ago
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That, definitely, also that it might have a real name or other personal info that they might trust nolt with privately but not trust the wide open and searchable internet.

a year ago
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