[uf-discuss] Watching watchlists properly: the lack of an email setting

André Luís andr3.pt at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 13:19:50 PDT 2009


good point. I'd also be interested in getting my watchlist in the mail
(or rss, or something) instead of having to login to check if there
were any changes.

Ben, can you shed some light on this? Is this off by choice? And if so, why?

Thanks in advance,
André Luís

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 5:35 PM, Tiago Rodrigues <tmcrodrigues at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've recently (yesterday !) came into the world of Microformats and
> after looking at some stuff on the wiki, I decided it would be a good
> idea to watch pages for some microformats I'm using which are still on
> a draft phase, and might still be subject to change.
> I had to register on the wiki to do this, and I noticed there was no
> field to fill in my email. This means I can't get watchlist alerts on
> my email, and if I want to keep updated I need to come back to the
> microformats wiki and look at my watchlist every now and then, which
> I'll most likely forget about.
> Mediawiki supports this functionality since version 1.5, and since the
> Microformats wiki was upgraded last November to version 1.13, this
> funcionality exists, but is deactivated.
> Is there a reason for this ? Or didn't anyone think about this before ?
> Also, having no e-mail kinda defeats the purpose of having Gravatar,
> since this is based on the email you use to register on a website.
> This is also my first post on this (or any microformats related)
> mailing list, so hello everyone !
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