7 GitHub Shouldn't Allow Username Reuse

donatstudios.com posted by tomf 2300 days ago  

There is a very popular tool for embedding data files into your Go binaries called go-bindata. Several days ago however the user who ran it, "Jim Teeuwen" (wayback machine), completely disappeared from the internet – deleting his Github account and personal domain in the process.

While this is within his rights to do, this broke a dependency many people had within their projects.

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