> More info on the GRANT problem with user names containing a minus sign:
> It turns out that "+-=" are used inside an ACL string constructed
> internally in the backend. So, putting one of those characters into the
> user name causes what follows to be misinterpreted.
> * aclparse
> * Consumes and parses an ACL specification of the form:
> * [group|user] [A-Za-z0-9]*[+-=][rwaR]*
> I think that we would need to restructure this internal information to
> make the user name field unambiguous no matter its contents.
> Bruce, can you put this on the ToDo list? In the meantime I would
> suggest _not_ restricting the allowable user names elsewhere, since this
> is a bug fix kind of thing...
Added to TODO:
* Restructure storing of GRANT permission information to allow +-=
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