Please, do not enable this feature by default. A lot of people do not like > 10 emails/day in their mailbox, and I have such amount of watchlisted edits even in smaller projects like Meta.
—vvv On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 1:27 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemow...@gmail.com> wrote: > A few hours ago, a year after the discussion on this list about editor > retention and communication, email notification of edits to > watchlisted pages has been enabled on all Wikimedia projects — at last! > Until yesterday, only 16 lucky content projects, including Commons (plus a > bunch of small backstage wikis), benefited from this feature. > There are still a few steps left, to monitor performance impact. > > The only inconvenience is that both new and old users still have to manually > enable the feature on their preferences, while it would make more sense to > make it opt-out, as for user talk: users want to disable it only on the very > few wikis they monitor very closely, when/if the watchlist gets crowded and > would generate too much spam. Some thought is needed to address this pat of > the problem because of course we don't want to suddenly send thousands of > emails to the super-users with (tens of?) thousands of pages in their > watchlist before they opt-out. > > Nemo > >  > http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/foundation-l/2011-April/thread.html#65294 >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Watching_pages#E-mail_notification >  https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28026#c53 > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l