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/groups/{group}/comments [POST]


Create a comment using parameters to specify the author.

To create a comment for an existing member, use

Service: /members/{member}/groups/{group}/comments [POST]


authornameThe name of the authoryesstring
contentThe content of the comment. XHTML content is sanitized.yesstring
titleThe title of the commentyesstring
assignedtoThe ID of the member to assign the task to – status MUST be setnolong
authoremailThe email address of the authornoemail
contenttypeThe media type of the commentnomediatypetext/plain
dueThe task due date format is ISO-8601 – status MUST be set e.g. 2010-10-25, 2010-10-25T12:26 (defaults to T18:00)nodate
labelsA comma-separated list of labelsnostring
notifyThe notification behaviornonotifynormal
notify-asyncWhether emails should be sent asynchronously (for slow email servers)nobooleanfalse
priorityThe priority for the task e.g. High, Medium, Low' – status MUST be setnopriority
propertiesA pipe-separated list of value pairs (e.g. x=1|y=2|)nostring
statusThe task status value, e.g. Opennostatus
typeThe type of the commentnostring
urisComma-separated list of attachments as URI ID with optional !fragmentnolong
urlsComma-separated list of attachments as URL with optional !fragmentnourl
draftWhether the comment is a draftnobooleanfalse


This service is public, anyone can invoke it.


The XML response is a <comment> wrapped by a <comment-creation> element that indicates whether a notification has been sent and whether the comment is public.

<comment-creation [notification-email-delayed="true"|
  <comment id="123"
           contentrole="[Comment|File Attachment]"
    <title>Cavern stolen!</title>
    <author email="" ...> ... </author>
    <assignedto id="123" date="2012-03-09T..." ...> ... </assignedto> 
    <modifiedby id="456" date="2012-03-09T..." ...> ... </modifiedby>
    <content id="789" type="text/plain">Sesame opened the door
      <uri id="189" > ... </uri>
    <attachment  fragment="5" >
      <uri id="289" > ... </uri>

Error Handling

CodeCause / Description
0x0000Missing required title
0x1002Invalid email address
0x1301Missing required authorname
0x1302If the author is existing and was specified using authorname or authoremail
0x1304The URL is invalid
0x1307The assigned to member is invalid. The status is required to validate
0x1308The due date is invalid. The status is required to validate
0x1328The labels parameter is invalid
0x1329The priority parameter is invalid
0x1330The status parameter is invalid
0x0201Missing required content
0x6301If the group has no general discussion
0x6302Failed to create new comment
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