All right, now after the lengthy discussion on user names and ids let’s have some simple rules:
The last point was not mentioned previously but it is quite logical, isn’t it? The system identifies the user by a fixed random user id. But the user identifies itself to the system by a nickname that can be changed once the user is logged in and his id is known.
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Biometrics – any good? « Holy Hash!2012-08-04 13:15 /[...] The first question that should be asked then, “what’s it good for, anyway?” A characteristic that is fairly stable, cannot easily be changed at will, – that’s a fairly reasonable user name, i.e. the user identification. Even then, it is a questionable approach because it is a good idea to let users change names. [...]