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webservice mahara_user_get_users doesn't work (or do what it implies)
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There's no reason to suspect from the description that this function
does anything other than return all users on the site. However,
running it returns an empty array
On further investigation, the query returning the users looks for them
being in an institution called $WEBSERVICE_INSTITUTION (a global
variable!!). I think what's going on is that the authentication code
is trying to set the global to match the institution of the user using
webservices so that it only returns that user's list of users.
However, if that person has admin rights then it probably isn't going
I'm not sure that this is really a bug or it's working as intended,
but it probably needs to be made clearer what it actually does. This
institution 'side affect' seems to effect a number of the services.
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