On Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1:29 PM, Tom Evans wrote:In the current situation it would allow overriding the username field to be longer in order to
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 4:53 PM, Jacob Kaplan-Moss <ja...@jacobian.org (mailto:ja...@jacobian.org)> wrote:
> > Hi folks --
> > […]
> I'm not in favour of pluggable user models, as for me, they solve the
> If a project developer decides to add a 3rd party app to his project,
> To my mind, User + app specific user profiles are the correct
> Put another way, what does a pluggable user model get us? What is the
use say an email address. But that particular issue is sort of a red herring to the larger issue
that if what you want from the User model doesn't fit the current User model, your options are
A) throw it out (which means you basically can't use any third party apps that deal with users), or
B) monkey patch it/hack around the limitation.
The model is completely inflexible. Which is fine when you just want to _add_ information, in those
In my mind unless the User model becomes nothing more than an intermediate model that other models
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