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Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#23857 new enhancement

Delete User Should Delete Comments

Reported by: jamcat22's profile jamcat22 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.5
Component: Users Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:


The delete user function should also delete that user's comments or attribute that users comments to the person specified. That way, deletion of accounts goes a lot smoother.

Change History (4)

#2 @nacin
11 years ago

While posts are created by a user account, comments can be created without a user account. So I don't think this should be an outright delete. Either we add a checkbox to that screen, or assume that not deleting the comments is actually the best behavior, and if someone wanted to change that behavior, they could use the delete_user hook there.

#3 @jamcat22
11 years ago

I think there should be a checkbox addition to that screen. Also, if that doesn't work we could allow users to delete each of their comments on their own.

#4 @chriscct7
9 years ago

  • Focuses ui administration added
  • Keywords needs-patch added
  • Version changed from 3.5.1 to 3.5
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