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General list of reserved words
### General List of Reserved Words
### Stuart P. Bentley <stuart@testtrack4.com>, June 4, 2013
## This is a general list of words you may want to consider reserving,
## in a system where users can pick any name, in a context where the
## system may use names as well. One prominent example of a system
## where this is the case would be a site that serves pages for users,
## at their username, from the site root, like
## http://twitter.com/stuartpb . In this system, you would want to
## reserve some routes for pages that would commonly be expected to
## have certain content, such as http://twitter.com/about
##
## This list is written as a very large blacklist, covering any words
## that could plausibly represent a common subject. Many of these may
## not apply for your specific context: you should really evaluate
## each word to see if you *should* reserve it, in a specific context,
## than just blindly reserving every word on the list. (It's more
## likely that a user is going to want the name "gopher" than that
## you'll need to reserve a path for serving files under the Gopher
## protocol.)
##
## It should be noted that reserving the words on this list should be
## approached from a social standpoint, as well as a technical one.
## You may want to blacklist some words as even being present in
## substrings, or using similar-looking characters: for instance,
## a user with the name "securityupdate" will have an easier time
## convincing users to run untrustworthy code.
##
## This list only includes words of at least two characters with
## alphanumeric characters, hyphens, and underscores. Other paths
## you may need to handle specially, such as favicon.ico and
## robots.txt, are not listed.
##
## Hyphenated and otherwise compound words are included sparingly:
## only in specific cases where the specific compound has a
## notable existing presence (such as cgi-bin).
##
## Note that some words may appear in multiple contexts (such as
## "less", which is listed both as a term, and the name of a
## language.)
## Service
api
embed
robots
spiders
service
status
static
statics
dynamic
## Resource paths
script
scripts
style
styles
res
resources
src
source
sources
img
image
images
## Formats and protocols
js
cs
rb
py
php
pl
cgi
bin
cgi-bin
css
less
json
htm
html
asp
xml
rss
atom
sms
ssh
sh
www
http
https
ssl
tls
arpa
darpa
telnet
gopher
## Documentation and policy
contact
about
blog
rules
terms
conditions
tos
tac
tou
privacy
policy
pp
dmca
copyright
complaints
spam
phishing
police
proof
## Security and support
security
support
help
update
updates
notice
notices
alert
alerts
warning
warnings
patch
patches
bug
bugs
## User accounts
auth
authorize
authorization
authorizations
user
users
username
usernames
password
passwords
register
registration
me
myself
my
you
us
them
her
him
openid
oauth
oauth2
## Relationships
author
authors
owner
owners
creator
creators
master
masters
slave
slaves
parent
parents
child
children
branch
branches
leaf
leaves
root
roots
top
bottom
left
right
up
down
before
after
## Variables
configuration
configurations
cfg
cfgs
conf
config
configs
option
options
setting
settings
rc
## Metadata
new
now
today
yesterday
week
all
hot
live
rising
popular
unpopular
tag
tags
more
less
private
public
## Sales
sales
billing
prices
shop
cart
checkout
## Authority
admin
admins
administrator
administrators
root
roots
master
master
satan
snake
gonzo
waldo
webmaster
webmasters
postmaster
postmasters
## Infrastructure
syn
ack
host
hosts
debug
debugger
debuggers
daemon
daemons
service
services
port
ports
console
consoles
terminal
terminals
server
servers
dyno
dynos
dynamo
dynamos
connect
connection
connections
trace
traces
tracer
tracers
endpoint
endpoints
bucket
buckets
event
events
firewall
firewalls
## General verbs
do
set
get
put
post
track
delete
insert
select
## Query terms
where
is
it
in
limit
from
order
by
of
or
and
until
unless
either
if
not
when
## Components
head
heads
header
headers
foot
feet
tail
tails
origin
start
starts
begin
beginning
beginnings
end
ends
endpoint
endpoints
first
last
## Common nouns
set
sets
page
pages
post
posts
card
cards
clip
clips
token
tokens
board
boards
mention
mentions
## Third parties
aws
s3
facebook
twitter
google
gmail
hotmail
outlook
yahoo
comcast
centurylink
aol
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muescha commented Dec 19, 2014

Missing:

Bad words:

sucks

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stuartpb commented Dec 19, 2014

This is a technical appendix, not a profanity filter.

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muescha commented Dec 20, 2014

Not profanity - but "bad for business" words

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