[development] User registration without email

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Tue Jun 6 11:52:22 UTC 2006

Robert Wohleb wrote:
> I've seen people post patches to past versions of Drupal that allow user
> registration without requiring an email address. I've recently written a
> patch to user.module for 4.7 that does the same.
> The reasoning behind this is due to the application. We are using Drupal
> for an intranet where access to employee information is not possible,
> and email is not allowed. Because of this, users have to register and an
> admin has to approve.
> I have something that works so I don't need to know how to do it. What I
> need to know is if there is a better way and if this has any chance of
> getting in to core. At the moment I just patch user.module. Is it
> possible to do this with a module? If not, is there enough interest to
> get this as a core option? Whare are the core developers' takes on this?
> ~Rob

using form api, you can change email to a hidden field and just put a dummy 
unique value for the email address. no patch required.

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