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Message 389625 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 0:54:13 UTC


I was thinking...as a team founder it would be great to get an email when someone joined my team or left my team.

Pain in the butt trying to keep track.


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Message 389754 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 3:28:50 UTC - in response to Message 389625.  


I was thinking...as a team founder it would be great to get an email when someone joined my team or left my team.

Pain in the butt trying to keep track.


Mike,
I have to laugh, being a shipmate, you should know that (being in the Navy) we're supposed work harder, not smarter. LOL But I agree with you, it would be a really nice feature for those who are team leaders.

Good luck for your request. It seems easy enough to make it a mod for the system.

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Message 390023 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 12:56:42 UTC - in response to Message 389754.  


I was thinking...as a team founder it would be great to get an email when someone joined my team or left my team.

Pain in the butt trying to keep track.


Mike,
I have to laugh, being a shipmate, you should know that (being in the Navy) we're supposed work harder, not smarter. LOL But I agree with you, it would be a really nice feature for those who are team leaders.

Good luck for your request. It seems easy enough to make it a mod for the system.

Steve



One can only hope :)


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Message 390051 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 13:44:18 UTC - in response to Message 390023.  


I was thinking...as a team founder it would be great to get an email when someone joined my team or left my team.

Pain in the butt trying to keep track.


Mike,
I have to laugh, being a shipmate, you should know that (being in the Navy) we're supposed work harder, not smarter. LOL But I agree with you, it would be a really nice feature for those who are team leaders.

Good luck for your request. It seems easy enough to make it a mod for the system.

Steve



One can only hope :)

One could get the source, modify it as wanted, and ask to have the update checked in...
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Message 390061 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 13:51:28 UTC - in response to Message 390051.  


I was thinking...as a team founder it would be great to get an email when someone joined my team or left my team.

Pain in the butt trying to keep track.


Mike,
I have to laugh, being a shipmate, you should know that (being in the Navy) we're supposed work harder, not smarter. LOL But I agree with you, it would be a really nice feature for those who are team leaders.

Good luck for your request. It seems easy enough to make it a mod for the system.

Steve



One can only hope :)

One could get the source, modify it as wanted, and ask to have the update checked in...
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Uhm, we are talking about the forum code.


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Message 390068 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 14:06:40 UTC

Michael,

the forum code is part of the BOINC code.

The html/ subdir inside the BOINC sources is where it's at.

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Message 390091 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 14:44:43 UTC

Well, that feature DOES sound nice... But unless there are safeguards put into place to limit the number of team joins and departures per time period that a single account can do, it looks like it could be abused as another way to fill up someone's email box mighty quick. I somehow doubr that UCB (or any other institution or person running a BOINC project) would want to risk becomming a 'spammer'. In my opinion, this needs to be carefully thought out before being implemented.
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Message 390111 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 15:12:42 UTC

Another issue with this would be the number of teams where the founder is long gone, or where the team founder doesn't care to get notified. If implemented, there should be an opt-in function so the founder could positively request the notification, not have it automatically happen.

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Message 390380 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 20:30:42 UTC - in response to Message 390111.  

Another issue with this would be the number of teams where the founder is long gone, or where the team founder doesn't care to get notified. If implemented, there should be an opt-in function so the founder could positively request the notification, not have it automatically happen.

MJ


This is true, and I would be willing to opt-in/out as I desire.


With that many users it's hard to see who joined or who left...PLUS, it is also hard when someone joins up on the US NAVY forum, I have to go search through my team names and see if it is a legit account.








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Message 390382 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 20:31:30 UTC - in response to Message 390068.  

Michael,

the forum code is part of the BOINC code.

The html/ subdir inside the BOINC sources is where it's at.

HTH,
Simon.


Do you perhaps have a link to the source tree?



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Message 390440 - Posted: 6 Aug 2006, 21:39:38 UTC
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Michael,

this page lists how to get access to current BOINC sources.

CVS is my preferred way to grab them. Since the code (also the portal code) is often updated, it's also the easiest way to keep your code copy current.

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