[Mediawiki-l] Emailing Distro List

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 23:24:54 UTC 2011

Tim Starling wrote:
> 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

Well, he asked to email "when an important mediawiki page is changed",
so I assumed that not all his mediawiki pages were "important". :)

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