Detecting a user's group in SharePoint 2003

Listed below is a C# example of programmatically querying the group(s) a user belongs to on a SharePoint 2003 site:

using Microsoft.SharePoint;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls;

private boolean IsContributor()
boolean bContributor = false;
SPWeb currentWeb = SPControl.GetContextWeb(this.Context);
SPRoleCollection currentRoles = currentWeb.CurrentUser.Roles;

foreach(SPRole myRole in currentRoles)
strRoles = myRole.Name.ToString();

if (strRoles == "Contributor")
bContributor = true;

return bContributor;



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