[Foundation-l] board candidacies

Amgine amgine at saewyc.net
Sat Aug 12 23:27:42 UTC 2006

On 12-Aug-06, at 6:24 AM, Walter Vermeir wrote:

> Walter Vermeir schreef:
>> That problem can be fixt directly more or less. MediaWiki supports  
>> the
>> function that you get an email when;
>> [ ] E-mail me when a page I'm watching is changed
>> [ ] E-mail me when my user talk page is changed
>> [ ] E-mail me also for minor edits of pages
>> That is only a matter of switching that function for meta. The you  
>> can
>> select that in you user option.
> Because it seems not to totally clear to some a clarification;
> The option to receive those email notifications is not active on Meta.
> But it is on some wikis like the Wikimania2006 wiki.
> Actually I think it would be useful if it is active on all wikis or at
> least the smaller wikis. A possible result would be a (drastic)  
> increase
> of the outgoing emails from wikimedia to its users. That can be a  
> reason
> for not activating it globally.

Thanks for the suggestion Walter! I've asked Brion if it would be  
okay to turn that on for Meta, and I believe it's happening right now.


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