[wp-hackers] Changeset 2877 - non-unique user IDs?

Scott Merrill skippy at skippy.net
Wed Sep 21 15:06:34 GMT 2005

Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> Owen Winkler wrote:
>> http://trac.wordpress.org/changeset/2877
>> What's that all about?  We don't require unique user IDs for login now?
> It's needs to be enforced on the code level, not with database errors.
> The new user database is designed to be something modular you can plug
> into almost any application, bbPress and MU are just two other apps
> using it. It may continue to evolve before 1.6 goes "gold."

Can't the code logic apply checks prior to registration, while leaving
the unique key in the schema so that the database will prevent any
mistakes that might slip past the code?

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