[drupal-devel] Is anybody doing any major work on subscriptions module?

Boris Mann borismann at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 01:34:23 UTC 2005

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005 16:27:39 -0800, neil at civicspacelabs.org
<neil at civicspacelabs.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 11:46:48PM +0200, Robert Douglass wrote:
> > I began rewriting the subscriptions module a bit today and wanted to
> > check here if anyone else was also working on it? It would be a shame to
> >  double our efforts.
> Here are my ideas which I don't have time to implement:
> There are two types of subscriptions: node and listing. Perhaps these
> should be two separate modules.
> For nodes (subscribe to a node, get the comments mailed), the best UI I
> have seen is Base Camp. Key elements of this translated into
> Drupal-speak:
> - When submitting a node you can choose who to subscribe individually or
>   by group.
> - When viewing a node you can see who else is subscribed.
> - When viewing a node you can subscribe or unsubscribe yourself.
> But we can do better with choices. Your batch subscription to all nodes
> should be availiable through:
> - Individual emails
> - Digest email
> - RSS
> - Web only

This has been on our "to do" list for a while. I had previously
written up a little bit internally, and revived it for book work:

Maybe we can put all feature requests there to centralize?

Boris Mann

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