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Re: [Phpgroupware-developers] plans for a notification mechanism in the
Re: [Phpgroupware-developers] plans for a notification mechanism in the API?
Fri, 22 Nov 2002 03:44:38 +0000
I believe you get this as a basic part of the email api. Have a look at
phpgwapi/inc/class.send.inc.php, it's not well documented but is cleanly coded.
something a bit more feature filled and complicated, have a look at
email/inc/class.mail_send.inc.php and other files in email/inc/
>I want to add to a custom app we have developped a simple mechanism of
>sending an email to one adress (a mailing list) when a new information
>item is added. I have looked in the list archives and on the IRC logs
>and found that the issue of notification per email comes up regularly
>and that there is some support for it in the calendar app. And I
>remember one post I cannot find again, where somebody told about
>setting up something like a generic notification mechanism.
>Is there any plan for developping such a mechanism in the API, that
>would provide an app with simple functions to send any kind of email
>to any kind of adress? If not, is there any interest of users to see
>something like that happen? Do you have any special ideas of the
>requirements for such a mechanism, should it be hook_based?
>What would be most useful for me at the moment, were just an API
>object, which could be initialized with an array of adresses, or
>alternatively a list of user-IDs and either construct adresses based
>on address@hidden or fetch them from LDAP, and some sort of
>specification for content (ideally permitting multiple part MIME
>emails) and that take care of sending the mails out.
>My excuses if I missed something that is already obvious in the docs.
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