[development] Is emailpage abandoned [not any more!]

Eric Goldhagen eric at openflows.org
Thu Nov 16 22:43:24 UTC 2006

At 5:32 PM -0500 11/16/06, Darren Oh wrote:
>On Nov 16, 2006, at 5:18 PM, Eric Goldhagen wrote:
>>At 4:57 PM -0500 11/16/06, Darren Oh wrote:
>>>The Forward project has been active for over a year. They have 
>>>excellent support for upgrading from emailpage.  So emailpage is 
>>>ready to retire. I have cleared out the issue queue and applied 
>>>patches for the 4.7 and 4.6 branches. The project description now 
>>>advises users to upgrade to Forward.
>>Since emailpage will be going away, might it be a wise idea to 
>>change the name of forward to emailpage or email_node? Emailpage 
>>just seems like so much more intuitive a name for this 
>>functionality. forward as a module name does not imply the ability 
>>to email a page from a site. Without reading the full description 
>>of the module, will people think of using it for that based on a 
>>quick read of the module list.
>>just a thought.
>Email_node is more accurate. There is no module that sends actual 
>pages. I'll contribute one if anyone is interested.

right, I should have said "email the contents of a node/page" not 
"email a page"

but, i do think that email_node is a better name for the module being 

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