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From Andrew Jaquith <andrew.jaqu...@mac.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Closed: (JSPWIKI-267) No consistent means for maintaining a user's unique identity
Date Tue, 10 Jun 2008 13:56:09 GMT
Let me be equally clear: yes, that's right.

On Jun 10, 2008, at 3:02 AM, Terry Steichen <terry@net-frame.com> wrote:

> Let me be clear - what you're saying is that a unique identifier has
> been included in version 2.8 to uniquely distinguish a user,  
> regardless
> of changes in name, but no specific method has yet been included to  
> use
> it.  Is that correct?
>
> On Mon, 2008-06-09 at 23:23 -0700, Andrew Jaquith (JIRA) wrote:
>
>>     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JSPWIKI-267?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel

>>  ]
>>
>> Andrew Jaquith closed JSPWIKI-267.
>> ----------------------------------
>>
>>       Resolution: Fixed
>>    Fix Version/s: 2.8
>>
>> I added the UID property to user profiles for this purpose in 2.7.0- 
>> svn-29. However, we are not using it strictly speaking for tracking  
>> just yet. There are probably places in the code where we ought to  
>> print UserProfile.getUid() to the log file, but that's a future  
>> thing that we'll do as it makes sense.
>>
>> In the meantime, this bug is (strictly speaking) fixed.
>>
>>> No consistent means for maintaining a user's unique identity
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>                Key: JSPWIKI-267
>>>                URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ 
>>> JSPWIKI-267
>>>            Project: JSPWiki
>>>         Issue Type: Bug
>>>         Components: Authentication&Authorization
>>>   Affects Versions: 2.6.2
>>>        Environment: All
>>>           Reporter: Terry Steichen
>>>           Assignee: Andrew Jaquith
>>>            Fix For: 2.8
>>>
>>>
>>> Now that we've modified JSPWiki to allow users to change not only  
>>> their Name but also their login name, I don't see any way for  
>>> JSPWiki administrator to keep track of users over time.  For many  
>>> reasons of administration, billing, user behavior management, I  
>>> think there should be some way to unambiguously identify a  
>>> particular user, no matter how often they may change their profile.
>>

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