[development] Subscriptions module for Drupal.org (was Re: You know what would be really cool for d.o?)
boris at bryght.com
Tue Jan 2 14:12:12 UTC 2007
On 1/2/07, Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm interested in moving the subscriptions module in that
> > direction. I've been doing some code cleanup, but I'd like to
> > target a specific feature set to streamline portions of the code.
> > Would people be interested in helping identify what the core
> > functionality might be and I'll plan the implementation work?
> Start with making it possible to subscribe to comment threads
> (individual nodes). Once you can subscribe to individual nodes, you
> can create mechanism to automatically subscribe users to new nodes.
> I.e. automatically subscribe me to all nodes in whose discussion I
> participiate. Or, automatically subscribe me to all nodes that
> mention my name or keyword 'XYZ'. Or, automatically subscribe to all
> nodes with the term 'ABC'.
Both already implemented in subscriptions module.
> For now, I'd start super simple: let people subscribe to a node by
> checking a checkbox when they post a reply (i.e. like Wordpress
> does), get that in core, and worry about the 'automatic subscription
> mechanisms' in phase #2. So for me, step #1 would be to mimic
> Wordpress' subscription functionality. Just build that, but keep
> future use cases in mind.
Dries -- that's already built in subscriptions module. The trick is
patching this into core or making the existing code "core worthy". The
comment stuff (only) is also available via comment_notify.
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