What is the field owner_id used for?

Hi there,

I am doing some database modifications and was interested if anyone knew what the owner_id field was used for in the manufacturers table? It is currently set at “0”. At first I thought it would be my user id, but as Administrator that is set to “1”. Unless this is a totally new id, I am not sure what it means. Note that I have about 30 manufacturers listed and all own_id’s are set to “0”. Any ideas?

I was thinking of changing the own_id number to match my actual user_id number.