Yeah, it's on a published review request.
We see the "comment" button next to the attachment, but when we click it,
nothing happens. Unless you're a Superuser, created the request
yourself, or have the Can Edit review request permission set.
Honestly, i would have expected [ reviews | file attachment comment | Can
Add file attachment comment] to have some effect, but it didn't make a
The behavior seemed completely odd to me too. We'll see if we can get to a
newer version of ReviewBoard. I'll leave out the rant of how we just got
this "new" version...
Cheers for the prompt feedback though. If I learn any more, I'll be sure to
On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 2:11:11 PM UTC-6, Christian Hammond wrote:
> Hi Chad,
> That permission doesn't impact the ability to comment at all. Are you sure
> the review request's draft is published?
> 1.7.6 is also very old. It's possible there was some bug that has since
> been fixed. Certainly, the behavior you describe is not how it's supposed
> to be.
> Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
> Beanbag, Inc. - http://www.beanbaginc.com
> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 12:43 PM, Chad Peterson
> > wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> We're currently running RB 1.7.6 and we're seeing that the only people
>> who can add comments to a file attachment are super users and the person
>> who created the review request. Our group thinks that having reviewers
>> adding comments (and issues) to an attachment would be useful.
>> After some digging, adding comments to an attachment appears tied to
>> permission [reviews | review request | Can edit review request].
>> It would seem that the intent was to only all "reviews" on attachments,
>> and not comments. Are we simply wanting to use RB in an unintended way? Or
>> is there a bug or changed behavior in later RB releases?
>> Many thanks in advance,
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