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Shouldn't GitHub notify people that liked an issue when that issue is closed?

Would be nice if people that have shown interest in a bug or a feature can be notified when that bug is fixed or that feature has been released.

There are "notifications" too but only few use them.

@markosaric I subscribe to threads if I'm interested in knowing when it's closed or how it's going. I think this is the intended way.

"Like" is just an emoji response to a comment, which happens to the top comment a lot of times.

@celia yeah that's the intended way but very few people use it like that. i usually tell people to subscribe to the thread to get notified about the progress but in most cases they simply like the issue and then they wonder why there was no notification

@markosaric That's probably one for the GitHub UX people. 😅

@markosaric @celia For me it’s pretty clear how notifications and “emotes” are handled in GitHub, but I learned them one at a time because they simply didn't exist a couple of years ago.

Maybe they could add notifications as an important issue action and put it upper on the screen (see screenshot attached), near the “New issue” link.

@meduz @markosaric

> but I learned them one at a time because they simply didn't exist a couple of years ago.

This is super interesting that you say this. I had the same journey -- and probably why I'm not "confused" about it.

@markosaric don't forget to call it Microsoft Github because that's what it is.

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