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Bug 3046 - Contact form handler
Contact form handler
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Linux
: Normal normal with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-08-04 20:01 UTC by Walter Vermeir
Modified: 2007-03-19 13:05 UTC (History)
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Description Walter Vermeir 2005-08-04 20:01:43 UTC
Since many years the Dutch Wikipedia is using a contactform for visitors to send
a email to WikipediaNL. We use for this the free service of
http://www.thalasson.com/

It whould be usefull it the Wikimedia Foundation could offer there own internall
service for posting emails by forms so we do not to use an externall service.
Comment 1 Walter Vermeir 2005-08-31 09:47:59 UTC
works now
Comment 2 Walter Vermeir 2005-08-31 09:49:31 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> works now

mistake - cancel posting #1 

Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 21:11:51 UTC
What's this refer to?
Comment 4 Walter Vermeir 2006-02-22 22:22:11 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> What's this refer to?

I do not understand you comment. This is a request for an email post script. Or
something  better. So that visitors of wikipedia can use a contact form for the
questions.
Comment 5 Rob Church 2006-02-22 22:35:52 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)

Just use OTRS.

Comment 6 Walter Vermeir 2006-02-23 10:52:32 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> (In reply to comment #4)Just use OTRS.

OTRS is aswering emails or sending out emails by wikimedia email staff. Not for visitors to 
send an email to wikipedia/wikimedia
Comment 7 Rob Church 2006-02-23 11:21:05 UTC
Don't see the difference. We can set up another email address to be handled
using OTRS. Besides, it's not like you want any old Wikipedian answering an
email sent in good faith by people who may not understand the fact that there is
no one person to contact.

In case I still don't get it, try explaining exactly what you wanted in the
first place, and exactly how it would work, so we can all understand the request
better.
Comment 8 Walter Vermeir 2006-02-23 12:30:36 UTC
I will try to make to explain this so explicit as I can.

See http://home.versateladsl.be/wvermeir/wikinl/wikinl_info.html

That is a contact form. You can send with that form an email to the Dutch queue of OTRS. To 
make it work you need an email post script. My request is that the WMF would have its own post 
script or some system for this function.

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