[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #1626: user_nicename should be unique

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Wed Feb 13 15:42:04 GMT 2008

#1626: user_nicename should be unique
 Reporter:  claudem                               |        Owner:  pishmishy
     Type:  defect                                |       Status:  assigned 
 Priority:  normal                                |    Milestone:  2.5      
Component:  General                               |      Version:  
 Severity:  normal                                |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:  has-patch needs-testing dev-feedback  |  
Changes (by pishmishy):

  * keywords:  needs-patch => has-patch needs-testing dev-feedback


 We don't use the pre_user_nicename filter, just modify username_exists()
 to make sure another user doesn't have the same nicename. Adds a function
 to retrieve user data based on nicename.

 I'm not entirely sure how this would effect upgrades to an installation
 where nice-names are already conflicting, so tagged as needs-testing and

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/1626#comment:20>
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