[wp-hackers] "commenter" user role

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 21:39:18 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 11:20 PM, Stephanie Leary <steph at sillybean.net>wrote:

> Wouldn't that be a subscriber, essentially? It would just be a matter of
> creating the user when they comment.

In terms of capabilities, yeah, it would be identical to a subscriber. It
remains to be seen if there are any technical reasons for adding a separate

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 11:29 PM, John O'Nolan <john.wp at onolan.org> wrote:

> 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.

That might be a problem. We could do this instead:

After the first comment, simply ignore the name entered for subsequent
comments. If a user wants to change his name, he has to log in.


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