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

Thomas Mortagne thomas.mortagne at xwiki.com
Wed Mar 30 10:36:57 UTC 2011


On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:58, Sorin Burjan <sorin.burjan at xwiki.com> wrote:
> 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.

Well that's a mail plugin specific issue, we could add some better
configuration in it but it has nothing to do with this proposal,
anyone can still produce the same result by using watch list feature.

>
> 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 ?
>>>
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