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I am using sp2010. I get the current user from the context. And I would like to check if it is equal to the creator of an list item. But the code says it is not equal. Why? Is there some other solution to equal 2 spusers?

// check if current user is creator
SPUser creator = new SPFieldUserValue(web, this.ListItem["Author"].ToString()).User;
SPUser currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser;
CurrentUserIsExpertiseCreator = creator.Equals(currentUser);
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This is the answer in code:

 SPUser creator = new SPFieldUserValue(web, this.ListItem["Author"].ToString()).User;
                                SPUser currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser;
                                CurrentUserIsExpertiseCreator = creator.Sid.Equals(currentUser.Sid);
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I have fix it to compare the SID id from both spuser objects.

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You can also compare their id.

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While this may theoretically answer the question, we prefer inclusion of the essential parts of the answer here, for example a line or two of code to show how this would be done. Thanks. [mod] –  SPDoctor Mar 7 '13 at 12:21
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try this:

            SPUser creator = new SPFieldUserValue(web, this.ListItem["Author"].ToString()).User;
            SPUser currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser;
            CurrentUserIsExpertiseCreator = creator.Name.Equals(currentUser.Name);

instead of comparing the spuser object compare against the name (string)

or

           CurrentUserIsExpertiseCreator = creator.Name.CompareTo(currentUser.Name);
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