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Re: None defaultNotification for individual forums (Devin Bougie)
Re: None Re: defaultNotification for individual forums (Terry Y Hung)
Date: 02 Apr, 2007
From: Devin Bougie <Devin Bougie>

Hi Terry,

On Apr 2, 2007, at 3:44 PM, Terry Hung wrote:
>    When a non-member posts a message to a forum, the poster will be  
> subscribed
> to that particular thread, but not to the forum. He/she will get a  
> copy to
> the responses to this thread only. I think the rationale is that  
> since a site's
> configuration allows non-member to post message, the poster should  
> also be
> able to see the response to the message he posted.

I agree that this would seem reasonable.  However, we do have  
situations where we do not want the poster automatically subscribed  
to that particular thread.  Ideally, we would like the ability to  
configure this behavior on a per-forum basis.

> ...
>    Maybe I missed the difference between 'forum' and 'mailing list'  
> in this
> context. Does the 'mailing list' here means using a forum's  
> subscription list
> to be a list with which all messages to this forum are to be  
> distributed?

Yes, I think this is what we had in mind.  Sorry for any confusion,  
and thanks for your consideration.

Devin

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1 None: Re: defaultNotification for individual forums   (Terry Hung - 02 Apr, 2007)
(_ None: Re: defaultNotification for individual forums   (Devin Bougie - 04 Apr, 2007)
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