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Re: Namespace for system users

On Feb 09, Sean Whitton <spwhitton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> ISTM to me we have a consensus, at least, that new packages with system
> users should use the underscore prefix convention.  There isn't a
> consensus on what to do about old packages, but Policy can be written in
> such a way to refer only to new packages with system users.
I think that each maintainer should evaluate how hard it would be to 
change the usernames created by their packages, e.g. by speculating if 
it is likely to be referenced by scripts or other packages.


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