On 2014-01-09 08:24, Sven Sandberg wrote:
When the coder receives a review, there are two ways to view the review:
1. 'view review'
2. 'view diff'
In the first view, you only get to see the lines that the reviewer commented
on, which is usually not enough context to understand the problem. So you often
need the second view.
However, in the second view, you cannot write a reply. If you try to write a
reply, it becomes an entirely new draft review with a new review comment
instead of a reply.
It would be much more efficient if you could write a reply while looking at the
full diff (or even the full file, as is possible in the 'diff' view). You can
work around this by switching back and forth between the views, but that is
There is a (very old) bug report¹ about this already. That said...
I think a very good way to fix this would be if you could expand hidden rows in
the 'review' view, similar to how you can expand hidden rows in the 'diff'
view. Would this be possible to add in a future version of ReviewBoard?
...this also sounds like an interesting idea.
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