[wp-hackers] select all users with role X
ryan at boren.nu
Tue Dec 27 05:19:17 GMT 2005
On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 05:31 +0100, Denis de Bernardy wrote:
> Might make sense... Though, someone will likely come up with a plugin for
> others to use. ;)
> Irony set aside, would storing this kind of data in a more rational way be a
> good feature for WP 2.1?
Someone could propose a schema and implement a replacement WP_User class
for everyone to argue over. We could abstract these queries with
get_users_with_role() and get_users_with_cap() while we're at it.
In the meantime, plugins can check what levels are in a particular role
and query the user's level key for those levels.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com
> > [mailto:wp-hackers-bounces at lists.automattic.com] On Behalf Of
> > Robert Deaton
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 5:23 AM
> > To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
> > Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] select all users with role X
> > On 12/26/05, Denis de Bernardy <denis at semiologic.com> wrote:
> > > that's probably not an option with a large list. imho, create and
> > > maintain a separate table.
> > >
> > So, any plugin author who wants to select users by roles, or
> > even by multiple roles, should be expected to maintain their
> > own table, or iterate over every user out of the database?
> > Hell, we should just move to flat files for all of this,
> > what's the point in using MySQL?
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