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Re: Re: Re: RFC: Subscription to nodes

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Sep 22, 2003 at 21:44 UTC ( #293302=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: RFC: Subscription to nodes
in thread RFC: Subscription to nodes

Oh yes, look at the parent, get a list of interested people, then look at *its* parent, get a list of interested people, then *its* parent, and so on. Then de-dupe the list, then mail it out efficiently. That alone could get quite expensive.

You also need a database schema change to somehow record a list of people who want to be mailed about posts. Plus the interface for users to add and remove themselves from those lists.

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