[Mediawiki-l] Emailing Distro List

Tim Starling tstarling at wikimedia.org
Mon Apr 18 01:20:06 UTC 2011

On 15/04/11 22:23, Rowe, Dolores A wrote:
> Teammates,
> Is there an extension or a method to email to a distribution list when an important
> mediawiki page is changed ?  Rather than each individual having a watch to it ?

Yes, set up a user account with their email address set to the
distribution list, say "Notify" then use

$wgUsersNotifiedOnAllChanges = array( 'Notify' );

Platonides wrote:
> You could have a dummy user with the distribution list as address, but
> then you would need to login as that user to view the page for each
> notification.

I don't see why you would have to log in as the user, as long as you
use $wgUsersNotifiedOnAllChanges and not watchlists.

-- Tim Starling

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