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Merge accounts
« on: September 03, 2013, 07:19:47 PM »
Right now we have reattribute, which means a deleted account's content can be attributed back to a user.

What about merging two accounts together? The process is, mostly, the same except you're not matching details off username or email address but from a user id instead. There are a few slight variations (e.g. around PMs, where you need to do a bit more checking to ensure you don't end up with duplicate rows in the DB, e.g. a PM sent to both accounts) but nothing huge to fix.
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2013, 07:21:21 PM »
This is something I'm also very interested in. :)

Been waiting for something like this.

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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2013, 07:25:19 PM »
A basic version is barely an evening's work for a competent modder. Finishing it up with the PM stuff is probably a further half day's work.
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2013, 05:11:53 PM »
I did a mod that does this ... however I'm sure it took me more than an evening so I would not suggest using it  :P

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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2013, 12:10:56 PM »
I knew there was something very familiar about this request.
I made similar request back on January 4, 2009.
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2013, 12:12:35 PM »
There's one thing different about this request. That picture up there, that's not a mockup.
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2013, 12:23:59 PM »
Picture?

Hate to say this, my friend, but I don't see a picture.

Also, the request I made is rather old, before a lot of other changes were made, so I hope that it bodes better results this time around. :)

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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2013, 12:25:11 PM »
Bah, I swore I attached a picture.

Reattached, anyway.
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2013, 12:47:12 PM »
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There's one thing different about this request. That picture up there, that's not a mockup.
Ah nice way to present it, mine ended up a bit more complicated (as usual) ..
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?action=download;mod=3309;id=195041;image
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?action=download;mod=3309;id=195053;image

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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2013, 12:48:52 PM »
That mod isn't approved :/
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2013, 03:49:06 PM »
Well it was but then later moved to your best friend gitHub  O:)

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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2013, 03:50:26 PM »
But Github doesn't have pictures :P
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2013, 03:53:09 PM »
What is the github link?
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2013, 03:54:32 PM »
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #14 on: September 05, 2013, 03:56:38 PM »
Oh yeah cool I use that one that can easily be included here with SMF
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Re: Merge accounts
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2013, 03:57:16 PM »
The licence would make that interesting since it's MPL licensed while SMF itself is BSD.
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