[wp-hackers] users vs. usermeta

John Joseph Bachir jjb at ibiblio.org
Wed Dec 14 17:04:54 GMT 2005

On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Dougal Campbell wrote:
> Yes, some of those fields *should* be moved into usermeta. But they remain in 
> the users table for now in order to maintain backwards compatibility. I 
> imagine that at some point, we could add a new generic user information 
> function which would transparently fetch fields from the appropriate table.

Dougal- Let me ask you this, if you were to design the schema and system 
from scratch and not have to worry about backward compatibility, what 
would you keep in the users table?

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