[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #8448: Add new table to store nonmember opt-outs.

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Tue Mar 30 18:47:49 UTC 2021

#8448: Add new table to store nonmember opt-outs.
 Reporter:  dcavins                 |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement             |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal                  |   Milestone:  8.0.0
Component:  Core                    |     Version:  7.2.0
 Severity:  normal                  |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch dev-feedback  |

Comment (by dcavins):

 Well, I'm not opposed to storing this information in an existing table.
 However, I think we agree that we shouldn't be storing personal
 information for users who wish to opt-out of communications from the site.
 So the hashing creates a special case that would be hard to handle in the
 signups table (assuming members have a plaintext email and opt-outs are

 I used to be averse to special-purpose tables in WP, too, but I've
 definitely come around to the view that custom tables can be slim and
 simpler than stretching post types & meta or similar.

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/8448#comment:8>
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