[development] user account email required?
weitzman at tejasa.com
Tue Aug 22 14:29:26 UTC 2006
Chris Johnson wrote:
> When an admin edits a user's account, say to add a role, and then tries
> to save the result, the form requires that an email address be entered.
> Yet the database itself does NOT require email addresses. If one is
> using something like LDAP or other alternative authentication methods,
> the email field is often blank. So now the admin is out of luck because
> she can't update the record, as she doesn't know the email address.
> I believe this should be changed to remove the requirement for an email
> address to be present.
> Is there some reason why it needs to be this way, or to not create such
> a patch?
that probably makes sense. distributed auth users don't have emails either
... you could easily remove the requirement in form_alter() as well.
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