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User profiles?
Ok. I'm trying to work out the logic here! Why are there two different ways of getting a users profile?

Clicking on the link next to the last post points to;


Whilst in posts it points to;


What is the point in having two ways of doing it? I personally think the username way of doing it is better, so why bother with the number thing too? Surely it just makes more work for GT Forum having to look up the number for the username, as well as the username?

Just my opinion Tongue


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Just two different parameters that access the particular record...in terms of integrity and uniqueness of records (and not to mention space problems of usernames in query strings via Netscape), using an userid is MUCH BETTER.
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