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See UW Course Groups for definitions of the above attribute types.

4.4  Unstructured stem

A stem:

  g

is established to name groups in an unstructured fashion.  Typically names under this stem will be managed by central or departmental support teams rather than end-users.  For example,

  g_wwwdev3

is a name in the unstructured stem.  Names under this stem are not themselves usable as stems.

The syntax of group names under the Unstructured stem is not further constrained. 

5.  Exceptions 

There may be existing practice where centrally-managed groups are named with names that do not conform to the scheme defined in sections 3 and 4.  There may also be cases where applications require group names that do not conform to this plan, but it is still appealing to manage such groups centrally.  In these cases exceptions may be granted.  Such group names must still conform to the base UW NetID syntax.  Groups named with exceptional names should still benefit from participation in group management and use operations.  Such names do not participate in the hierarchical naming scheme, however; that is they are not used as stems.  For example:

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