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Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I announce that I cease all development and activity in the programming universe indefinitely. My career has reached the turning point I was not expecting for at least another year, leaving me highly off guard and without laid-out plans for this hobby's continuity. I have begun a 5-year residency program in Neurosurgery which is clearly not compatible, time-wise, with programming.

I gave in all my passion for developing, and you gave me back your loyalty and trust, even when I did not deserve that much. Now it is the time for payback. I release all my present and past work as Open Source software, in the hope some talented developer will continue maintaining and expanding my vision of a modern, sleek forum software. The intrinsic flexibility of MyBB is the true hidden gem of an otherwise outdated codebase; I do hope the project can continue and be updated complying to the latest coding standards.

I hereby thank Euan, kawaii, andrewjs18, Ben, Matt, Omar G., effone, Eric J., Devilshakerz, Wildcard, JordanMussi and all the other team members I have had the opportunity to work with when I was a MyBB team member. I thank Tomm M, my mentor, who inspired me to pick up coding with his piece-of-art plugins. And finally, I thank all of you MyBBoost subscribers who have helped me getting through my toughest university years economically.

Yours sincerely, Filippo

Existing user

29 Dec 2019 Edited
This issue is marked as solved
I did the following to test and wrote what was expected and what really happened:
1) Click on login with Facebook. This creates a new account with sets username and email address to Facebook account details according.
2) Go to user CP and disconnected my Facebook account.
3) Log out
4) Click login with Facebook

Expected: fetches the email address from the api call, do a simple_select on the users table to see if there's a db email address entry that matches with the one fetched from the api call, it logs in the user and automatically links their account with their Facebook account like it does upon first registration.

What is happening now: I'm getting an error
Please correct the following
errors before continuing:

The username you entered already exists.
Please enter a different username.
You have entered an email address that
is already in use by another member.
Please enter a different email address.

Your Facebook email matches the
following registered account(s): USERNAME_HERE.
It is advised to log in and link
your existing account(s) instead of
creating a new one.
Shade 29 Dec 2019
This is the expected behavior. Flyover used to match emails and automatically link accounts but it has been discontinued in a recent update due to security reasons. I can disclose the security issue in private if you want to know more.
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Enes Palit 30 Dec 2019
Yes can you PM please