Where would you suggest that an anonymous users plugin store its users? (I.e. a plugin that allowed users to post comments without first logging in.) Would you suggest storing the anonymous users in the same database table as the authenticated users (i.e. the
users table)? Or a separate table, which had only
name and perhaps
location columns? — If in a separate table, would you pick ids from the same id sequence as for authenticated users? (i.e.
And why / not?
(This plugin seems like a good project if I want to learn Ruby + Discourse, but I’m not planning to write this plugin in the nearest future.)
(Not sure if this topic best belongs to the marketplace or dev category?)