New donor, my username case is being handled strangely

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LCD
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New donor, my username case is being handled strangely

Post by LCD » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:49 pm

Hi all! I just recently started folding because my PC has decent hardware but sits idle often and I'd love to be able to do some good with it. However, when trying to track my folding, I'm only really seeing stats for a slightly different version of my username that I've never used.

I registered with the username LCD_ALL_1NUYvyA8rhPjFBKJPsxjchkpRFAJxQobVQ, and have been folding with it. When I click "See stats" in the F@H client, it takes me to the stats page for LCD_*. However, when doing a search on the F@H stats tracker, the only result is an identical profile, except with the username beginning with lcd_. Other sites like Extreme Overclocking also only show this lcd_* username. It seems like the F@H stat tracker isn't handling the case properly.

Has anyone seen this (bug?) before? Any ideas on what to do here? Thanks!

Edit: Had to remove URLs as I'm a new user.
My "real" profile is at https://stats.foldingathome.org/donor/L ... RFAJxQobVQ
The lowercase profile is at https://stats.foldingathome.org/donor/22496917
The Extreme Overclocking profile is at https://folding.extremeoverclocking.com ... =&u=819813
Last edited by LCD on Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:20 pm, edited 2 times in total.

bruce
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Re: New donor, my username case is being handled strangely

Post by bruce » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:12 pm

In the early days of FAH, username was always case sensitive -- which never bothered the Linux users, but was a continuing source of problems for Windows users since they expect lcd* and LDD* to be the same. Several changes to the online transactions supposedly changed things so the names were equated but apparently you've found a case where both exist. I'll ask Development what they can do about this.

LCD
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Re: New donor, my username case is being handled strangely

Post by LCD » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:21 pm

bruce wrote:I'll ask Development what they can do about this.
Thanks bruce, I appreciate it.

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