moderated Re: Notifications overall: Messages


On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 10:03 AM, Mark Fletcher wrote:
'Web/app only' - you would no longer receive messages via email, regardless
of your subscription setting. You would only receive notifications of
messages posted.
You're going to get users who ask why they're not getting email, when their setting clearly says they want email. And what about special notices?

Settings shouldn't override each other. How about just a checkbox, "Send me a notification for new messages", and let the existing email setting specify if they want email or not? That will also make it easier in the future if you want to further refine the notifications (say you add a feature for users who don't want to be notified of new messages but do want to be notified of new topics, for example).


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