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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-63096

Possible to block replies to your own messages in Messenger

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.5, 3.5.1
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Messages
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_35_STABLE

      Description

      To reproduce

      • Set your messenger preferences such that you can only get messages from people on your contacts list
      • Message someone who is NOT on your list and ask them to reply
      • They can't! They are blocked because of your privacy settings

      This seems a bit ridiculous. You are not warned (that I've noticed) that the recipient will be blocked from replying. Equally well, I believe this should be a specific exception to the setting - if you message someone they should be able to reply.

      I can see a few possible ways around this but as it stands it's not really satisfactory. You message someone and never get a reply and have no idea why. 

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              Reporter:
              howardsmiller Howard Miller
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Amaia Anabitarte, Carlos Escobedo, Ferran Recio, Sara Arjona (@sarjona), Víctor Déniz Falcón
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