[wp-hackers] repeating fields in usermeta?

SoJ Web sojweb at indiana.edu
Thu Apr 16 17:31:35 GMT 2009

Yeah, six of one, half a dozen of the other :-). However it ends up  
working, it does seem they ought to behave identically.


On Apr 16, 2009, at 13:23 PM, Casey Bisson wrote:

> You're probably right. I'd like this solved more than anything else.  
> Still, I did up a patch of my own before I saw yours.
> http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7540
> As noted in my comment in Trac, the only advantage my solution  
> offers over yours is that it makes user meta and post meta identical  
> in behavior and nearly identical in code. It also occurs to me that  
> the post_meta and user_meta functions could be consolidated into one  
> set of functions that works identically simply by adding a parameter  
> to identify if it's working on posts or users.
> Your solution has the advantage of being less dramatic. Either works  
> for me in the short run.
> --Casey
> On Apr 16, 2009, at 1:10 PM, SoJ Web wrote:
>> They seemed small enough and similar enough that just modifying  
>> them would work, and adding where it's needed (like an add_usermeta  
>> function). That also avoids deprecating functions.
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