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Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" #202176
11/30/07 11:32 AM
11/30/07 11:32 AM
ThomasM  Offline OP
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Rather than getting an email every post, send one email a day with all of them.

Older versions of UBB had this.

my two cents worth

Thanks,
Thomas


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: ThomasM] #202187
11/30/07 04:44 PM
11/30/07 04:44 PM
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Or even only send one mail until such time as you return to the forum.

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Ian] #202242
11/30/07 09:24 PM
11/30/07 09:24 PM
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I like the idea of digest mode; some threads/forums we subscribe to get a lot of traffic, so one email for every action seems insane...


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Gizmo] #202256
11/30/07 11:09 PM
11/30/07 11:09 PM
Mitch P.  Offline

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Digest Mode sounds cool.

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mitch P.] #202935
12/10/07 01:18 PM
12/10/07 01:18 PM
Mark S  Offline
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Isnt this in the change log.

Notify when a new topic is started ?
In that thread.


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mark S] #202940
12/10/07 01:24 PM
12/10/07 01:24 PM
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Ian  Offline

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no this is different Mark - the request here is to inform you of new posts only once, rather than for every new post made in a thread.

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Ian] #202941
12/10/07 01:24 PM
12/10/07 01:24 PM
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I think wink LOL .........

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Ian] #202949
12/10/07 01:32 PM
12/10/07 01:32 PM
Mark S  Offline
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And the e-mails saying that you will receive no other e-mails until you visit that thread?


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mark S] #202966
12/10/07 03:02 PM
12/10/07 03:02 PM
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Ian  Offline

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indeed - that is what I had assumed this was about smile

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Ian] #203010
12/11/07 07:57 AM
12/11/07 07:57 AM
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lol we know what we think we want anyway lol


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mark S] #203030
12/11/07 12:27 PM
12/11/07 12:27 PM
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I think you know what I think wink

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mark S] #215348
07/10/08 07:03 AM
07/10/08 07:03 AM
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Myke  Offline
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Originally Posted by Ian
no this is different Mark - the request here is to inform you of new posts only once, rather than for every new post made in a thread.
Originally Posted by Mark S
And the e-mails saying that you will receive no other e-mails until you visit that thread?

I'd like to see this too!

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Ian] #215353
07/10/08 09:58 AM
07/10/08 09:58 AM
ThomasM  Offline OP
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You are correct.

In the older versions where this was supported, you ran a cron as often as you would like, I ran mine once at midnight.

If a user had a forum/thread set for subscription in digest mode, you received all of the posts for THAT DAY in one email.

If there were no posts the next day you received nothing.

If there were some on the third day, you received only those in the email.

Whats the best way to get this in the rotation to be added?

Do i get a signed petition ;-)

Thanks everyone!
~Thomas


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: ThomasM] #215409
07/11/08 08:38 PM
07/11/08 08:38 PM
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Myke  Offline
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Posts: 128
Hmm, maybe there's a bit of confusion on my part.

What I'd like to see is a smarter subscription mechanism. By smarter, I mean that you get notified once when a watched thread has a new reply, but you won't get notified again until you visit that thread.

Of course, I'd like to see this as an option. Some users like to following a thread purely through email, while others prefer following it in the forum. An email per post gets a bit unruly in really busy threads for the latter group.

Also, I'm not sure this needs a cron job to manage?

Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Mark S] #215416
07/11/08 11:25 PM
07/11/08 11:25 PM
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mmem700  Offline
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Posts: 36
I also would like to see a digest mode.

I just upgraded from 6.2 to 7.3 and the digests we're heavily used on our system.


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Re: Bring back Digest mode on "MY Watch List" [Re: Myke] #215441
07/12/08 11:47 PM
07/12/08 11:47 PM
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Posts: 40
Originally Posted by Myke
What I'd like to see is a smarter subscription mechanism. By smarter, I mean that you get notified once when a watched thread has a new reply, but you won't get notified again until you visit that thread.

That would be a huge improvement, IMO.


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