in reply to Re^2: Can I get emails when somebody responds to my PerlMonks post?
in thread Can I get emails when somebody responds to my PerlMonks post?

With JS, the tab does not need to be in front of you. You can be doing something else when an alert of some form of message pops up.

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Re^4: Can I get emails when somebody responds to my PerlMonks post?
by LanX (Cardinal) on Oct 19, 2017 at 15:59 UTC
    Ah, I see.

    FWIW, you can also poll the private message xml ticker ticker, be it in JS or anything else.

    That's what I get (excerpt)

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="windows-1252"?> <CHATTER> <INFO site="http://perlmonks.org/" sitename="PerlMonks" min_poll_secon +ds="30" archived="no" max_recs="20" foruser="LanX" foruser_id="708738 +" hard_limit="20" style="" gentimeGMT="2017-10-19 15:54:37"> Rendered by the Private Message XML Ticker</INFO> ... <message user_id="113" author="root" time="2017-10-19 11:31:31" messag +e_id="542606201" status="active"> You've got a reply to [id://1201620] from [id://934209] at [id://12016 +84]</message> </CHATTER>

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="windows-1252"?>
    <CHATTER>
    <INFO site="http://perlmonks.org/" sitename="PerlMonks" min_poll_seconds="30" archived="no" max_recs="20" foruser="LanX" foruser_id="708738" hard_limit="20" style="" gentimeGMT="2017-10-19 15:54:37">
    Rendered by the Private Message XML Ticker</INFO>
    ...
    <message user_id="113" author="root" time="2017-10-19 11:31:31" message_id="542606201" status="active">
    You've got a reply to Re^2: Can I get emails when somebody responds to my PerlMonks post? from chacham at Re^3: Can I get emails when somebody responds to my PerlMonks post?</message>
    </CHATTER>
    

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)
    Je suis Charlie!

      Cool. Now we just need to write it. :)