RFC: Detaching user name from email, LDAP and Single-Signon

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Tue Apr 13 21:14:33 UTC 2004

Christian Robottom Reis wrote:
> This field name is something like "other_id" or "external_auth_id"? So
> the "external" authentication mechanism can use it to map the external
> id to a Bugzilla id?
> Somehow I think this fits in another table, separate from profiles, but
> perhaps I'm being impractical.

Well... either everyone has one, or no-one has one. In the common case, 
no-one has one. So you could argue that an external table would be best.


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