Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#10610 closed (wontfix)

When you run syncdb for the first time with django.contrib.auth you are forced to input an email address

Reported by: DavidReynolds Owned by: nobody
Component: contrib.auth Version: 1.0
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Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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The email address field on the User model isn't a required field, so why should you be forced to enter an email address by this?

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by jacob

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It's so that you don't accidentally lock yourself out of the admin when you forget your password.

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E-mail address and user name can be saved in the Preferences.

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