while using the excerpt include macro in a page, trigger email to "watch list" when content in the included page is modified ?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Excerpt Include Macro

I am  using the excerpt include macro in a page.  I need to have automatic email trigger (to the people in watch list of the 'excerpt included'  page)for the modifications done on the child page(having the excerpt). 

 

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Hi Sampath,

If people are watching the page with the excerpt, and that page changes, they'll get a notification. They won't, however, get a notification if they're only watching the page with the excerpt include, as the page is just rendering the macro rather than parsing its contents.

I would love to see this as an option in the macro (i.e. "Trigger watchers when parent space is updated" or something) we are using the macro to pull together a "guidebook" from key areas of different project sites.

The intent would be people only need to follow the Guidebook space, then content changes that are pulled in from other sites/spaces via the Include macro would trigger an update to watchers.

Is there any macros out there that can send a notification if a page with a macro include has been updated as a result of a change on the parent page? 

Just wondering if anyone has figured this out... this is also someting I need.

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