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Review Drafts

Discussion in 'PatronusCharm' started by Lord Ravenclaw, May 24, 2008.

  1. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    I had an idea about reviews that I want to see what you all think of...

    Like Gmail, I want to implement an auto-saved draft for those long reviews where you need to go, or your browsers crashes, so on and so forth. I know that Tinn writes giant reviews, so I want to make sure that everyone's reviews are saved while in progress. There'll also be a manual save button. But until it's sent it'll live in its special little database entry (and auto-pruned after 30 days). In my idea there will be a tab in the control panel to see any drafts in progress (as well as view said draft), and would automatically come up when opening a chapter in the quick-review box, or the full review.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Zyloch

    Zyloch Fourth Year

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    I like the idea. Nothing else to say. Keep up the good work.
     
  3. Dwitty

    Dwitty Seventh Year DLP Supporter

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    Heh a plenty nifty feature, Raven. I only wish it'd been there a few weeks ago when I lost a review. :p
     
  4. Tinn Tam

    Tinn Tam Review Goddess Retired Staff

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    I like the idea. That'd be brilliant, in fact; I often choose not to review because I don't have the time I'd need to finish, and it's a bit tiresome to save the review on Notepad or Word so that I can come back to it later.

    I vote in favour. And thanks for the thought. :)
     
  5. Narf

    Narf Administrator Admin DLP Supporter

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    Awesome. That would be very helpful for me as well.
     
  6. Memory King

    Memory King Order Member DLP Supporter

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    Brilliant idea! My reviews tend to be more of a stream of consciousness rather than actual criticism, having the ability to create drafts and come back to them later will help me to be more objective in general.

    Keep it up, Raven!
     
  7. Iztiak

    Iztiak Heir

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    Yeah, it's a excellent idea. Especially for people with a computer like mine. My browser ends up crashing quite a lot...
     
  8. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw System God Admin

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    Cool, I like the feedback I'm getting. It'll be in 1.0.2.