Okay. This is a good explanation, but it would be nice if that was 
indicated in the UI of the app. It's not obvious that multiple comments are 
aggregated into a single publish action.

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014 11:58:17 AM UTC-8, Christian Hammond wrote:
>
> Reviews can cover multiple lines of multiple diffs, of file attachments, 
> and soon can contain general free-floating comments. To keep an email from 
> going out every time one of these potentially dozens of comments are made, 
> we assemble them into a draft, which requires publishing.
>
> Removing the publishing requirement and enabling some auto-publishing 
> timer can result in unexpected behavior. There have been many, many times 
> I've begun a review, been interrupted for a couple hours, came back, 
> reviewed more, and realized my earlier suggestions in that review were 
> wrong. If we auto-published, I'd just make things worse for the developer, 
> possibly causing unnecessary changes to be made.
>
> So in short, there's no option for this. While it is one extra click, it's 
> an important one that overall prevents poor experiences.
>
> Christian
>
>
> On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Andy Matthews <amat...@eventbrite.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> When responding to a review request it's annoying to have to click 
>> submit, then ALSO click publish.
>>
>> Is there a setting to allow comments to be automatically published? This 
>> extra step is needless and presents a poor user experience.
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