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Submitting extensions to SilverStripe


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Nivanka

20 June 2009 at 6:50pm Community Member, 395 Posts

Hi,

this is an idea to improve the submissions for the SilverStripe extensions. Can you implement some notification system to inform the person who submitted the extension to be notified.

Personally this is my experience, I recently submitted some widgets, and a module, and still didnt hear anything about it. So I am not aware of whats going on. And as there is no communication I could not make any updates or anything, I think it is better to implement some system to inform the contributors about their contribution.

whats your view about this?

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Sam

21 June 2009 at 11:21pm Administrator, 685 Posts

HI Nivanka,

Something simple, like an automated email, seems like a good idea.

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Nivanka

22 June 2009 at 3:50am Community Member, 395 Posts

yes Sam, just something to keep the contributors updated, IMO this will keep the contributors more motivated :D.

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Willr

22 June 2009 at 6:02pm Forum Moderator, 5511 Posts

Sam - and while your at it could you make it so that theme, module and widget edits + minor updated are just automatically published straight to the site?. Usually after checking the initial version its safe to see them on the right track and sadly me and andy cannot fully test / check the widgets and modules one by one so it would be faster if updates changed the live site. It's great being notified about an update though, its just the approval that takes time

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Sam

23 June 2009 at 7:42pm Administrator, 685 Posts

Yes, Will, I believe that's the plan.

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Nivanka

24 June 2009 at 3:58pm Community Member, 395 Posts

so this means that you all are going to implement and email solution right?

nice one. I'd love it, all the other members as well I think.