[wp-hackers] "commenter" user role
john.wp at onolan.org
Fri Mar 5 21:29:47 UTC 2010
I like the idea - but unsure of email notifications, I for example
frequently leave comments with the same email but with different
names, either John, JohnONolan, or John O'Nolan - I (personally) would
find it annoying if this triggered notification/verification emails.
On 5 Mar 2010, at 20:33, scribu wrote:
> From the "widget as post type" thread:
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 9:54 PM, Brian Layman <Bulk at thecodecave.com>
>> Agreed. A more appropriate action would be to consider comments a
>> type. That would be a hard one to argue against especially because
>> could even do things like promoting a comment to be a Post/top
>> point in a
>> conversation. Not that I look forward to that expensive merge
> You can't have comments in the post table because most comments
> don't come
> from logged-in users. As such, the wp_comments table has several
> user-related columns.
> I never liked the duplication that occurs: when a logged-in user
> leaves a
> comment: his email, for example, is stored both in the wp_users
> table, and
> the once more for each comment.
> The first time somebody leaves a comment, we could create a new
> user, with
> the "commenter" role.
> Later, if somebody wants to comment with the same email, but with a
> different name, a new password will be sent to them via email,
> that it's the same person.
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