Add visual indicators to new page entries and new comments, in order to highlight active/new discussions.
Review Request #8673 — Created Jan. 28, 2017 and discarded — Latest diff uploaded
On review requests, it can be difficult to discern new discussion from the old. This particularly pertains to finding new reviews and new comments on review requests with a lot of discussion.
This set of changes adds visual indicators/highlighting to all page entries and all comments that were posted since the user last visited the review request.
It essentially does this by adding reviews and comments to a CSS class if they were posted since the user last visited the review request. It then applies the visual indicators to the page using only LessCSS.
- Checked if
last_visitedis passed down to the appropriate templates correctly.
- Checked if the
new-page-entryclass and the
new-commentclass are applied when the conditional is true.
- Checked if the page is updated with the correct styling when page-entries and comments are newer than
last_visited(ie. indicators are added).
- Checked if the visual indicators are removed when page-entries and comments are older than
last_visited(ie. page refreshed on a page with page-entries/comments with the indicators).
- Checked if the visual indicators are added and removed correctly in spite of any caching that might happen (ie. caching does not interfere with addition/removal).
- Ran unit tests for checking if
new-commentare both added and removed correctly.