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task #12281: Add option to disable nick generation

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 10 Oct 2012 06:22:33 PM UTC  
Category: irc pluginShould Start On: Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on: Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:00:00 AM UTCPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: DonePrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 100%Assigned to: Nils G <nils_2>
Originator Name: vxpOriginator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedPlanned Release: 0.4.0
IRC nick: 

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Fri 02 Nov 2012 05:16:12 PM UTC, comment #1:

Done, new option: irc.network.alternate_nick

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Project Administrator
Wed 10 Oct 2012 06:22:33 PM UTC, original submission:


Users can no longer be assured that they will connect with a preferred nickname, leaving them vulnerable to DDoS if all their registered nicknames are ghosted. For example, this may occur if a user exhausts his available nicknames while encountering network difficulties. Please add an option to disable nickname generation.



(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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Attached Files
file #26735:  alternate_nick.patch added by nils_2 (2kB - text/x-patch - new option irc.network.alternate_nick (default: on))


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  • -unavailable- added by flashcode (Posted a comment)
  • -unavailable- added by nils_2 (Updated the item)
  • -unavailable- added by None (Submitted the item)

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun 20 Jan 2013 09:31:36 AM UTCflashcodeOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
      Planned ReleaseNone=>0.4.0
    Fri 02 Nov 2012 05:16:12 PM UTCflashcodeStatusIn Progress=>Done
      Percent Complete0%=>100%
    Sat 27 Oct 2012 04:38:12 PM UTCnils_2Assigned toNone=>nils_2
    Sat 27 Oct 2012 04:22:59 PM UTCnils_2StatusNone=>In Progress
    Wed 10 Oct 2012 09:13:40 PM UTCnils_2Attached File-=>Added alternate_nick.patch, #26735

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