[Theforum] New feature suggestions

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Tue Nov 13 16:08:49 CST 2001

Michele Foster wrote on 13/11/01 2:36 pm

>From: "Daniel J. Cody" <djc at members.evolt.org>

>| mailto if user.notifyme = yes
>| pseudo code gets run..
>+1 from me on this ....
>Not necessarily just on the signup page tho .. should be a membership
>option... I'd say it would be bad "karma" to auto-add everyone in weo list

I think so

>.. however, there may be no other way to effectively reach all weo members
>.. so, perhaps with an option to opt out, we could do a mass mailing and let
>people unsubscribe themself automatically from the notification list, yet
>still retain their membership.

I think the opt-in model is the best one - sure, mail everyone (a
post to thelist would probably cover it) plus an article on weo
(which fades to an FAQ once it's off the front page), but don't
auto-subscribe them. Sell the feature in the post/article and
allow people to come.


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