[development] subscribe to a node

Tim Altman operademo at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 21:03:55 UTC 2006

On Mon, 30 Oct 2006 12:21:07 -0500, Richard Morse <remorse at partners.org>  

> On Oct 26, 2006, at 7:49 AM, Moshe Weitzman wrote:
>>> If we are encouraging people to edit each others module description  
>>> (or handbook pages for that matter), I would very much like to see an  
>>> opportunity to register for an e-mail upon change, very much like how  
>>> it works on Wikipedia.
>> yeah sounds good. this is a development mailing list so i assume you  
>> are a developer. get to it!
>> the likely implementation is add 'subscribe to this node' feature to  
>> core. any less implementation (like a contrib module) is not likely to  
>> used on drupal.org
> FWIW, the module "subscriptions" (with the 's') does something very like  
> this.  It allows you to subscribe to a taxonomy term, any individual  
> node (with auto-subscribing your to your own nodes), or to a particular  
> content type.

The subscription module (without a trailing "s") would probably be better,  
as it's built to allow plug-ins.  I had great hope in it, though the  
plug-ins I expected to see (subscribing to comments and nodes) never  

Tim "This isn't my normal e-mail address" Altman

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