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Not being notified upon replies

Postby Roanoker » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:34 am

I noticed at least one instance where someone replied to a post I made, but I was not notified by email as has been the case in the past. I see that there is a "Yes" next to "Notify me upon replies by default:" in my User Control Panel.

Do I need to do anything to get this feature reactivated?

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby mean » Fri Dec 20, 2013 9:59 am

Unfortunately, I believe this is due to a hack bahua employed to stop the forum from sending tens of thousands of bogus account activation emails when the hordes of spambots signed up for accounts. Not seeing another viable solution (and not realizing anyone actually used the reply notification feature!) he intentionally broke the forum's email subsystem. I'll ping him about it.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby AllThingsKC » Fri Dec 20, 2013 11:06 am

mean, for what it's worth: I have been notified of replies via e-mail as recently as last month. But, I have since turned that feature off.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby mean » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:45 pm

I'm not sure exactly when bahua did his thing, but it couldn't have been much more than a month ago, or less.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby Roanoker » Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:59 am

Perhaps the "reply" default could be changed to "No" for all accounts. Then if a person wanted the replies, he could set it to "Yes" himself. Would that work?

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby bahua » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:22 pm

I have been trying to figure out a way to isolate activation emails from the rest of the legitimate uses of the forum's email functionality. So far I have not figured out a way without editing the PHP code, which is not an elegant or lasting solution.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby Roanoker » Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:48 am

Thank you, Bahua, but I don't think is is worth your bother. As long as threads are shown as not read, I'm good.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby bahua » Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:48 pm

Ok, I've taken some steps for this. Please let me know if it works now.

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby Roanoker » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:23 pm

I just now received notification that someone posted on this thread. Thank you!

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Re: Not being notified upon replies

Postby bahua » Mon Jan 20, 2014 5:10 pm

Good good.


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