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The "WebChangesAlert" documentation indicates that whitespace is permitted prior to the colon that starts the topic name list:

three spaces * [ webname . ] wikiName : topics

However, the WebNotify.pm script does not actually allow whitespace in this location. The notification request either occurs on all topics (if an explicit e-mail address was specified) or none at all (if a WikiName was specified). This script should not be so sensitive to whitespace, particularly when the TWiki documentation includes and encourages whitespace.

It seems to me that a simple "\s*" in WebNotify's regular expressions prior to the colon would resolve this issue.

OK, that's reasonable.


4.1.0 released


Summary MailerContrib: Notification fails if there is whitespace before topic name list
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.ScottBarnes
Codebase 4.0.4
SVN Range

AppliesTo Extension
Component MailerContrib
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins 11342
TargetRelease minor
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Topic revision: r7 - 2007-01-16 - KennethLavrsen
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