With Newsletters and Flow evolved, many MediaWikis
forgetting about outsourcing their most basic communication to Mailman.
Sun, 12 Jan 2014 21:39:40 -0800
From: Quim Gil <qgil(a)wikimedia.org>
Subject: Re: [EE] Newsletters
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On 01/06/2014 09:00 AM, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> On 01/04/2014 01:35 AM, ENWP Pine wrote:
>> Happy new year, EE.
>> How is the Newsletter extension coming along? The most recent
>>> on the talk page appears to be from September.
>> I don't think anyone is currently working on this. Siebrand and Quim
>> started https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Newsletter
, but there
>> has only been one commit.
> When MassMessage appeared I thought it could be worth trying to find a
> way to extend it satisfying the needs of newsletter publishers and
> subscribers. For instance, see
> Bug 57935 - Handling MassMessage subscription through user preferences
> Bug 57937 - Option to subscribe new users to MassMessage by default
> Bug 57473 - MassMessage should support using a category as an input list
> However, according to Legoktm this might be a too long shot.
> Another possibility (probably the right one, but afaik nobody is working
> in this direction) is to have a pure Echo plugin with an interface to
> handle subscriptions, channels, and a couple of roles.
> I still think Wikimedia and the MediaWiki community will benefit a lot
> from this feature...