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System users "root" (id = -1) and "Guest" (id = -2) are using in In-Portal since it's first version. Despite their popularity we always use their IDs in code and not thinking about creating named constants. 

I say enough to mystic numbers and propose to create constants:

  • USER_ROOT - for "-1" value
  • USER_GUEST - for "-2" value

I've already did that and replaced all places, where I've found that magic numbers with proposed constants.



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  1. yes, stop Mystic things is a good idea:-)

    2010/5/18 Alexander Obuhovich <>