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Geeky Muse ([personal profile] delladea) wrote in [site community profile] dw_dev2013-10-16 12:40 pm
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Code tour: August 25 to October 16

Hi there, I'm your code-tour driver today :D. The majority of these fixes aren't live yet, but keep an eye on [site community profile] dw_maintenance for when they'll be pushed onto the main server.

Contributors for this tour: [personal profile] stormerider, [personal profile] kaberett, [personal profile] sophie, [personal profile] hotlevel4, [profile] kariela, [personal profile] swaldman, [staff profile] misskat, [personal profile] exor674, [personal profile] ninetyd, [staff profile] fu, and [personal profile] momijizukamori.

Onward!

Bug 5216: add instagram as comment-embed source
Category: Misc UI/Frontend
Patch by: [personal profile] stormerider
Description: This change will allow content from Instagram to be embedded in DW posts. Yay!

Bug 5244: whitelist google docs for embedding
Category: Misc Backend
Patch by: [personal profile] stormerider
Description: More embed whitelisting! Google documents, spreadsheets, and presentations may now be embedded into DW posts.

Bug 5106: allow embeds from kickstarter fundraising widget
Category: Unknown
Patch by: [personal profile] stormerider
Description: Even more embed whitelisting! Embedded content from Kickstarter will now be allowed on DW.

Bug 5151: granting privs via console fails with priv args that aren't listed somewhere
Category: Site Administration
Patch by: [personal profile] stormerider
Description: Administrators may now grant priviledges to users and communities before fixes and features are live to avoid a "privelidge gap".

Bug 2642: add read/reply-to-comments links on OfficialPost notification
Category: Inbox/Notifications
Patch by: [personal profile] kaberett
Description: If you would like to leave a comment on an entry immediately after posting it, you will now have a 'Leave a reply to this entry' link on the page you see after clicking 'Post Entry'. Also, this fix adds links to add a toplevel comment to an entry in your inbox notifications.

Bug 5036: Dreamhacks need updated version of Digest::SHA256
Category: Site Administration
Patch by: [personal profile] sophie
Description: The code was calling the wrong number over and over again looking for Ms. SHA256 and she just wasn't there. *sigh* The code has now come to depend on a different module, Digest::SHA, and is now in a better state of mind.

Bug 2566: Auto expanding text boxes on Suggest An Improvement
Category: Misc UI/Frontend
Patch by: [personal profile] hotlevel4
Description: The text box on the "Suggest an Improvement" page will now expand as needed to accomodate lots of text.

Bug 2029: Antispam: Spam Report Counts
Category: Site Administration
Suggested by: [personal profile] azurelunatic
Patch by: [personal profile] stormerider
Description: For members of DW's anti-spam team, this will standardize all anti-spam reports to say when no reports are found. Also, this fix will show the count of matched reports in the title and (if non-zero) at the bottom of the page.

Bug 3027: Move birthdays page to routing
Category: Routing/TT
Patch by: [personal profile] hotlevel4
Description: Backend cleanup: this moves the Birthdays page to routing. The "invalid user" message will now include the username that was typed.

Bug 4532: Convert /feeds/index to TT
Category: Modernization
Patch by: [personal profile] kareila
Description: Backend feed code cleanup and modernization as part of the ongoing project to pay down technical debt.

Bug 5143: Convert /feeds/raw to TT
Category: Modernization
Patch by: [personal profile] kareila
Description: Backend feed code cleanup and modernization as part of the ongoing project to pay down technical debt.

Bug 5142: Convert feeds/list.bml to TT
Category: Modernization
Patch by: [personal profile] kareila
Description: Backend feed code cleanup and modernization as part of the ongoing project to pay down technical debt.

Bug 5256: Update DeviantArt user name icon (favicon)
Category: Journal contents
Patch by: [personal profile] swaldman
Description: The DeviantArt username icon used by DW was an filetype that could not be displayed properly in all browsers and this patch makes all browsers (relatively) happy again.

Bug 5269: new faq: icon renaming issues
Category: User documentation
Patch by: [staff profile] misskat
Description: New FAQ: DISPLAY: Icon keywords are not acting correctly.

Bug 5245: whitespace changes in propslist.dat break update-db.pl
Category: Misc Backend
Patch by: [personal profile] exor674
Description: Whitespace gremlins were causing strange issues anytime someone tried to use update-db.pl. [personal profile] exor674 pushed them out into the sunlight and eradicated them. At least they were found before they got wet...

Bug 5261: New Style: Trifecta by ninetydegrees
Category: Style System
Patch by: [personal profile] ninetyd
Description: New style Trifecta by [personal profile] ninetydegrees with 15 themes

Bug 4703: Optimize JS loading
Category: Misc UI/Frontend
Patch by: [staff profile] fu
Description: Style sheets were being loaded twice instead of only once. Horray for speed optimization!

Bug 2366: Carry custom text through style changes
Category: Style System
Suggested by: [personal profile] rhi
Patch by: [personal profile] momijizukamori
Description: Before custom text would not carry over if you changed your style. Now your custom text is stored as part of your user account instead of part of your chosen theme, so changing your journal theme or style will no longer reset your custom text.
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[personal profile] ninetydegrees 2013-10-16 06:23 pm (UTC)(link)
Awesome as in this and as in you.
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[personal profile] stormy 2013-10-16 06:37 pm (UTC)(link)
Bug 2366: Carry custom text through style changes
Bug 5244: whitelist google docs for embedding

Such beautiful things!
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[personal profile] musyc 2013-10-16 07:09 pm (UTC)(link)
Custom text retention! HEARTS!!!!!
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[personal profile] azurelunatic 2013-10-16 08:25 pm (UTC)(link)
My spamstats! My spamstats!
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[personal profile] momijizukamori 2013-10-18 06:12 am (UTC)(link)
1) TRIFECTA I'M SO EXCITED
2) backend clean-up yay
3) YOU HAVE NO IDEA HOW HAPPY I AM TO HAVE FIXED THAT CUSTOM TEXT BUG I HAVE HAD THE BUG CLAIMED FOR A YEAR AND A HALF
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[personal profile] cesy 2013-10-18 11:39 am (UTC)(link)
Hooray for moving things to TT!