Could the module be built ton top of the entity API ? Is it something someone will be interested into ?
I would not mind to work on this to make it happen.
Any thoughts ?
Have you looked at the code? What exactly are you suggesting Privatemsg should do that it doesn't already do?
It's not really about what the code does but instead how it does it. Entity API is (or supposed to be) the standard way entity-like data is handled in drupal. (That's why it's in D8 core.) It would solve or ease the solution of common problems such as proper views integration #1573000: Preliminary Views integration.
+1 for this. This would be a major rewrite though, maybe in a new, 3.x branch.
Indeed that would be a major release but a very good starting point for a future D8 version of this module.
this would be so awesome, if it will be some day done, because current privatemsg is so old, non ajax, without views support, no read notifications, hard to use for today.
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