Taking the name of an inactive account?

hi,
i was just wondering if i could take the name of an old inactive github account, and if i could how would i go about it.
thanks!

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Hi @xXonionXx and welcome.
The name could still be active, but with no visible activity.
Unless it gets removed or renamed as violating policy you are probably out of luck, as its a first-come first-served basis for names.
The docs reference is here GitHub Username Policy