[geeklog-devel] Geeklog Comment Notifications

cordiste cordiste at free.fr
Thu Jan 10 04:49:49 EST 2013

An author or an owner should be able by default to receive any comment
to article or item he created.

Also users should be able to subcribe to new comments (all comments,
by topic, by item) like on the the forum plugin. But this is another
feature request.

We also need a comments list for admins


2013/1/9 Vincent Furia <vfuria at gmail.com>:
> Number 2 should be fairly easy (and efficient) to implement given the
> comment algorithm (http://wiki.geeklog.net/index.php/CommentAlgorithm) I
> developed years ago.
> I think the "Notify me of new replies" check box should do your suggestion
> #2.
> I think having an option on the article to be notified of all replies (i.e.
> your suggestion #4) would make sense. This could be a button on the comment
> bar that says "notify me of all future comments" (or something).
> I think suggestions 1 and 3 can be ignored without loss if the above is
> implemented.
> Vinny
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Tom <websitemaster at cogeco.net> wrote:
>> I would like some feedback on this bug report on Comment Notifications
>> http://project.geeklog.net/tracking/view.php?id=1528
>> At first I thought it was a bug where no notifications was being sent out
>> but after looking at the code I realize it was a misunderstanding on how
>> comment notification works. I still see this is a bug though since things
>> are not clear.
>> A comment notification only gets sent out if a user replies directly to
>> your
>> comment and if you are not replying to your own comment.
>> I thought when I clicked "Notify me of new replies" anyone replying to my
>> comment or any replies of comments on my comments (or their comments,
>> etc..)
>> would generate a notification. I have missed out on a number of Geeklog
>> comment questions because most people tend to reply to the last comment in
>> the comment branch rather than on my first comment where I had notify
>> enabled. This problem has also become more prevalent now in 2.0.0 since
>> people do not have to click on a link to reply to a comment directly since
>> the comment form is displayed right on the page (if configured this way)
>> I see 4 options for when someone can receive comment notifications.
>> Currently Geeklog uses option 1
>> 1) someone replies directly to your specific comment,
>> 2) someone replies directly to your comment or any comment reply in your
>> particular comment branch
>> 3) someone replies to any comment attached to the article,
>> 4) someone replies to a comment or posts a new comment for the article
>> I think we should at least use option 2 or even option 3.
>> Thoughts...
>> Tom
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