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Author vstinner
Recipients baikie, loewis, vstinner
Date 2009-01-07.11:05:47
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> it's conceivable that arbitrary data could even be 
> placed in the username field.

On Ubuntu, it's not possible to create an user with a non-ASCII name:

$ sudo adduser é --no-create-home
adduser: To avoid problems, the username should consist only of
letters, digits, underscores, periods, at signs and dashes, and not
start with a dash (as defined by IEEE Std 1003.1-2001). For
compatibility with Samba machine accounts $ is also supported at 
the end of the username
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