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Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#5001 new enhancement

offer possibility to inform users of new releases and changes

Reported by: timmichelsen@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: notification Version:
Severity: normal Keywords: milestone
Cc: Branch:
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Description

I can see that more and more Open Source projects are now using Trac as their development tool which is nice. There's only one thing I dislike about it: Most Trac sites don't have a possibility to inform users of changes or new releases of the software. I have noticed that some sites offer a RSS-feed. But sites like sourceforge.net or http://www.berlios.de offer a automated email notification which is very convenient for system admins etc.

Maybe some RSS2news solution could be implementet. then rss could automatically also be send via email.

Thanks for addressing this.

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comment:1 by Christian Boos, 13 years ago

Component: generalnotification
Keywords: milestone release added; wish improvement removed
Milestone: 0.12
Owner: changed from Jonas Borgström to Emmanuel Blot

Thanks for the suggestion. For the next release, we'll try to generalize our ticket change notification system, so that changes to other Trac resources (in this case, Milestone changes) can be notified as well.

comment:2 by Christian Boos, 13 years ago

Feature requested again in #5262.

comment:3 by Emmanuel Blot, 13 years ago

Type: defectenhancement

comment:4 by Christian Boos, 9 years ago

Owner: Emmanuel Blot removed

comment:5 by anonymous, 6 years ago

7 years old ticket! nothing done. wow! Anyway, manual process sucks. Sending out an email to notify the team whenever a milestone is closed seems like a fairly standard use case.

comment:6 by Ryan J Ollos, 5 years ago

In #1233, Version will be made a first-class object in the Trac system. Version creation and change events will be added to the timeline. At least two possibilities will then exist to notify about releases through the timeline RSS feed:

  • Have Version creation events coincide with the releases.
  • Attach released packages to the Version pages.

comment:7 by Ryan J Ollos, 5 years ago

Keywords: release removed

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