On 9/28/05, James Allwyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello list,
> A small 'conceptual' question...
> Both Stephan and Philipp's books recommend using principal metadata to
> store users' email addresses etc. If I intend to use the email
> addresses (and other contact information I want to store for the user)
> within the application (i.e., other objects will want to present it on
> screen), has it crossed the border from metadata to data, and would it
> consequently make sense to define principals with these attributes
> directly?

You could do it directly. In fact, you could even have 'members' as
regular content objects in the site and write an authentication
utility which looks up those members and builds a security Principal
object off of that. I believe this is what Schoolbell does.

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