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Have failed and successful mentions as opt-in feature for notifications
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Users should be able to opt in to notifications about mentions they send from the notification preferences page. As a start, mention failure notifications and notifications about successfully sent mentions should be seperate opt-in features - see screenshot


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Failed Mention: Notify me, when a mention I tried to send failed.
Successful Mention: Notify me, when my mentions were successfully sent (not received)

Background: This task is based on a wish that received 21 points (#9) in the German Community Wishlist[1]. Originally, the wish was to receive an information about the sent messages. To help people use mentions in a way that they are sent, we have also included notifications about mention failures, which add the reasons for the failure as well.

[1] Link to wish (in German):
in English:

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Addshore closed this task as Resolved.Aug 2 2016, 9:03 AM
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Charlie_WMDE moved this task from Incoming to Done on the WMDE-Design board.Nov 8 2016, 4:01 PM