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Item6162: Comment plugin doesn't know about Compare Revisions

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Extension CommentPlugin Enhancement New   n/a  

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CommentPlugin incorrectly allows comment submission in a CompareRevisionsPlugin display.

Needs a better mechanism, but it's easy to extend the current kludge:

--- lib/TWiki/Plugins/CommentPlugin.pm.4.2.3   2008-09-11 23:41:58.000000000 -0400
+++ lib/TWiki/Plugins/CommentPlugin.pm 2009-01-11 06:48:14.000000000 -0500
@@ -62,13 +62,13 @@

    return unless $_[0] =~ m/%COMMENT({.*?})?%/o;

    # SMELL: Nasty, tacky way to find out where we were invoked from
    my $scriptname = $ENV{'SCRIPT_NAME'} || '';
    # SMELL: unreliable
-   my $previewing = ($scriptname =~ /\/(preview|gnusave|rdiff)/);
+   my $previewing = ($scriptname =~ /\/(preview|gnusave|rdiff|compare)/);
    TWiki::Plugins::CommentPlugin::Comment::prompt( $previewing,
                                                    $_[0], $web, $topic );

 sub beforeSaveHandler {
    #my ( $text, $topic, $web ) = @_;

-- TWiki:Main/TimotheLitt - 11 Jan 2009

Summary Comment plugin doesn't know about Compare Revisions
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.TimotheLitt
Codebase 4.2.3
SVN Range TWiki-5.0.0, Wed, 22 Oct 2008, build 17677
AppliesTo Extension
Component CommentPlugin
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState New


TargetRelease n/a

Topic revision: r1 - 2009-01-11 - TimotheLitt
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