Issue 720: Editing an existing comment can change which lines it referred to
New issue report by jamesdlin:
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What's the URL of the page containing the problem?
What steps will reproduce the problem?
1. View a diff.
2. Select multiple lines in the diff and leave a comment for them.
3. Click on the first of the selected lines. A dialog appears with the
comment from step 2.
4. Edit the comment and save changes.
What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
The comment now quotes only the first line, not all the lines selected in
What operating system are you using? What browser?
Firefox 3.0.3 on Windows XP x64 SP2
Please provide any additional information below.
Note that this only happens when clicking on the line, not when clicking on
the comment marker in the left margin. I suspect that this behavior is
intentional to accommodate people who want to grow or to shrink an existing
set of lines quoted in a comment.
A. When editing a comment, reviewboard could make it more obvious that the
quoted lines have changed.
B. Make a special case for the multiple-lines => 1-line scenario.
Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
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