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1) Possible misunderstanding due to wording of doc.

The juxtaposition of these two sentences:

...The second format uses the home topic of the user to recover their mail address. This format is extended to accept the following syntaxes: ...

fosters the mis-interpretation that the "first format" (including the explicit email address) is no longer supported. Doc should be edited to remove this incorrect interpretation. Specifically, the "new" format is a superset of the "old" format.

2) Doc is also incorrect for TWiki 4:

At 19:07 +0100 10/02/2006, Crawford Currie wrote:

In TWiki-4, the users home topic is only used to find the mail address if the mail address cannot be recovered from the password manager. So the doc should really read:

WebNotify accepts notification requests using the following syntaxes:

three spaces * [ webname . ] wikiName - SMTP mail address three spaces * [ webName . ] wikiName three spaces * SMTP mail address three spaces * SMTP mail address : topics three spaces * [ webname . ] wikiName : topics

>Please add a bug to the Bugs web so that we don't lose this point!


Updated as described.

CC

4.1.0 released

KJL

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Summary MailerContrib: Doc Updates
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.VickiBrown
Codebase ~twiki4
SVN Range TWiki-4.1, Sat, 23 Sep 2006, build 11571
AppliesTo Extension
Component MailerContrib
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins 11645
TargetRelease minor
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Topic revision: r8 - 2007-01-16 - KennethLavrsen
 
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