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task #12281: Add option to disable nick generation

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Wed 10 Oct 2012 06:22:33 PM UTC
Category:  irc plugin Should Start On:  Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC
Should be Finished on:  Wed 10 Oct 2012 12:00:00 AM UTC Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Done Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  100% Assigned to:  nils_2
Originator Name:  * vxp Originator Email:  * -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Planned Release:  0.4.0
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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>
Group 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.)

Attach Files:

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


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  • -email is unavailable- added by None (Submitted the item)

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-01-20 flashcode Open/ClosedOpen Closed
        Planned ReleaseNone 0.4.0
    2012-11-02 flashcode StatusIn Progress Done
        Percent Complete0% 100%
    2012-10-27 nils_2 Assigned toNone nils_2
    2012-10-27 nils_2 StatusNone In Progress
    2012-10-10 nils_2 Attached File- Added alternate_nick.patch, #26735

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