[development] Re: [drupal:dries] /modules user.module

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Mon Jan 9 22:38:25 UTC 2006

Karoly Negyesi wrote:

> On Mon, 09 Jan 2006 20:52:02 +0100, Moshe Weitzman 
> <weitzman at tejasa.com>  wrote:
>> Karoly Negyesi wrote:
>>> Let me try again.
>>>  What I wanted to send is that we should either
>>>  a) delete the user and all of his content.
>>> b) block the user
>>>  If you delete the user and leave the content then you have broken   
>>> attribution rights which is not a good idea.
>>>  Regards
>>>  NK
>> - block the user and unpublish the content
> I like that...

This might not be sufficient under certain circumstances. Under German 
(and maybe EUropean) privacy law, I can demand that my data be erased 

Use case: an ecommerce site where you wish to cancel your acount for 
some reason. Also, it might be required that the user's content be 
deleted (say from a discussion board).


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