In order to limit the complexity of certain functions in Mozillians, we may need to require that some fields (such as location data fields) be limited to Latin characters. WilliamR will attach a list of these.
Fields that should require non-Latin characters: - The new location field(s) (bug 838766) - Full Name It appears these fields already require non-Latin characters: - Groups - Skills - Languages We should also create an optional field for 'Local Name' that allows users to add their name using non-Latin characters. This is tracked in bug 841224. Are there other fields you suggest we require Latin characters? The code for this bug should not be pushed until bug 841224 is resolved.
Depends on: 841224
(In reply to Giorgos Logiotatidis [:giorgos] from comment #2) > - Groups: Are we re-structuring groups to 'Tags' (whatever) and 'Functional > Areas'  and 'Internal Structure' (such as Brand Team). If yes we need to > deal with each separately. Great question - let's address this in a separate bug for Groups. > For all fields that we enforce a character set we need to provide a > migration plan. Noted. I can help make some suggestions with your help. > Hmmm this can grow big. Maybe turn this into a tracker and have different > bugs per field? Yes, let's make this a tracker and I'll file bugs for each profile field we want to require Latin characters.
Assignee: nobody → williamr
Summary: Require Latin characters on some profile fields → [tracker] Require Latin characters on some profile fields
This is not valid anymore. Closing
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: a year ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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