I'm well aware of that. The "why would that be the case" bit is
because just creating an account doesn't create anything else, and
isn't, in itself, a problem.
On 12/10/05, Rick DeNatale <rick.denatale(a)gmail.com> wrote:
On 10/12/05, Rob Church <robchur(a)gmail.com>
Why would that be the case? Users are merely a
row in a table in a
database, as far as the software is concerned, and databases are
designed to handle data...
However, it's a relational database, and what's important is
maintaining the relationships between the various tables. The user_id
(which is the key to the user table is used extensively in other
tables. Removing users will destroy the integrity of the database.
An analogy would be that ram chips just hold data, and computers are
designed to handle data, so you should be able to rip out arbitrary
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