[xwiki-devs] [POPOSAL] Add some automatic mail notification

Sorin Burjan sorin.burjan at xwiki.com
Wed Mar 30 09:58:57 UTC 2011


I am a little bit afraid of enabling by default, because if the hosting 
machine doesn't have a SMTP server (or one configured by the Admin) or 
some missing configured-out-of-the-box thing, our mailsender plugin will 
output a lot of stack-trace errors.

Regards,
Sorin B.

> Hi Thomas,
>
> These is indeed a useful feature, but it should definitely be
> configurable (with the possibility to disable it) at the wiki level as
> well, not just in the user profile. Not every wiki admin wants to spam
> the users with notifications :). Anyway, it should be enabled by
> default, or otherwise people won't know the feature exists.
>
> I've also seen other use cases, such as "Notify everyone when a
> certain type of document is created". Maybe this could be taken into
> account later, in future developments.
>
> +1 in general to the idea, and for 1b and 2b as defaults.
>
> Marta
>
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 9:27 AM, Thomas Mortagne
> <thomas.mortagne at xwiki.com>  wrote:
>> Hi devs,
>>
>> I'm thinking since a long time that the wiki really lack some
>> automatic mail notification and here are some very simple ones that
>> would improve wiki contributor life I think (I would love to have
>> theses on xwiki.org for example.):
>>
>> 1) Automatically add a page to your watchlist when you modify it
>> a) all the time
>> b) only for major modification (not tagged as minor edit)
>> c) only when you create a new page
>> + Possible to disable it in the profile and you can easily remove the
>> page from  your watchlist.
>> + Disable it for all users needed ?
>>
>> 2) Automatically send you a mail
>> a) when there is any comment in a page where you have yourself a comment
>> b) only when someone answer recursively to one of your comments
>>
>> + Possible to disable it in your profile
>> + Disable it for all user needed ?
>> Here is my +1 for 1b and 2b as default.
>>
>> WDYT ?
>>
>> --
>> Thomas Mortagne
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