[fpc-devel]Suggestions for contribs page

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Mar 8 13:24:53 CET 2001

On Thu, 8 Mar 2001, Schatzl Thomas wrote:

> Hello developers,
>   I'd like to ask if it were possible that in the event of an
> addition/modification/removal of an entry in the contributed units page an automatic
> message containing the change is sent to fpc-announce ?

This should be easy to do.

> It ought not increase traffic to this list too much since such changes are
> not too frequent afaik. But on the other hand it relieves me of checking that
> page (which takes quite a while to download here) in vain most of the time.
> It makes it easier to notice new/changed things too - always checking the
> whole table is very time intensive and very often I miss new or changed
> entries.

I will implement it.

> Probably it can be implemented as an additional option in the form to allow
> for people not wanting this for any reason.

I will add a check box for it, checked by default.

> Second it were nice if some sort of acknowledgement mail about the
> contribution could be sent to the contributor containing the info entered and (most
> important for me) the used password too - I happen to have a memory like a
> sieve in such matters and forget in this case the password immediately after
> typing it :(
> Again it might be appropiate to make this optional.

I will do this as well. 

It should appear one of these days.


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