Thanks so much for your thoughtful suggestion!
This doesn't exactly address your request, but we have been considering developing a new notification that would occur when someone replies to a message you left on their talkpage:
We're still investigating the feasibility of this proposed feature, but would like to make it happen soon, if it can be built quickly. However, we may not be able to extend this to policy discussion pages in this release, as you propose.
Once we know what's possible technically in the near-term, we can have a more informed discussion about our options. For example, we may have the option to notify you whenever someone responds to a section that you started (lower volume) -- or when they respond to any section you had previously edited (high volume). Any preferences on your end?
Our goal for Flow is to make all these tasks much easier, but it may take a while for us to have a complete solution. However, it may helpful to develop a first simple version in coming weeks, to get the ball rolling towards supporting important use cases like this one.
To be continued,
On May 25, 2013, at 1:50 PM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
On 05/25/2013 04:32 PM, ENWP Pine wrote:
Watchlisting a page may tell me that there have been 30 edits today on
that page but it doesn't tell me quickly if someone replied in a
specific discussion that I want to watch. I tried to figure out if Flow
will address this but it looks like Flow is mostly about user talk
My understanding is Flow will tackle direct user-user communication
(basically replacing user talk) first, but that eventually it's planned
to handle policy discussions like your use case.
On May 25, 2013, at 1:32 PM, ENWP Pine wrote:
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