This sounds great!

On Dec 20 2011, 5:16 pm, Christian Hammond <>
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Corinna <> wrote:
> > I'm glad to see the "Add File" feature added to ReviewBoard.
> > It would be even cleaner to remove the "Add Screenshot" button and
> > have ReviewBoard automatically treat files with image extensions (PNG,
> > etc.) as screenshots.
> This is actually part of the plan. Step 1 was to get file attachments in
> there. We'll be a bit closer in 1.7, if not finished. The plan is to make
> file attachment review a thing, and to make it flexible enough where we can
> provide review UI for images but also allow for extensions to provide their
> own for other file types. Depending on how much we end up doing for 1.7, we
> may fully get there for images, and when we have that, I plan to remove
> screenshot uploading.
> > Would it be possible to annotate regions of a non-image file, such as
> > a PDF? If so, we would not need to differentiate between screenshots
> > and other file types at all.
> I would love something like PDF review, but it's unlikely we'll provide it.
> That's a considerable amount of work. We'd need a PDF-to-canvas/image/HTML
> renderer and a review UI for it. I'm hoping once we have proper extension
> support, others may write such things. If we provide that feature, it'll
> likely be a for-sale add-on.
> Christian
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