[solved] problem with Yahoo

Mark Doliner mark at kingant.net
Fri Jul 17 20:39:52 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 5:25 PM, John Bailey<rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org> wrote:
> Mark Doliner wrote:
>> Does anyone know if "whatever at yahoo.com" is a valid login ID?  Or is
>> it safe to always strip "@yahoo.com"?
>> I think we might unconditionally strip @yahoo.com from yahoo names and
>> I can't recall anyone complaining about not being able to log in.  I
>> should double-check though.
> I assume you mean Meebo does that.  If so, it might be safe.  I've been
> reluctant to do that because I though I had seen cases before where the
> @yahoo.com was necessary to log in.

Yes, at Meebo (sorry--meant to mention that).  I just checked and yes
we do strip @yahoo.com from Yahoo usernames before attempting to log


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