Opened 5 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#1153 closed defect (fixed)

Extend delay for news fetch time on new installs

Reported by: zzz Owned by:
Priority: minor Milestone: 0.9.28
Component: apps/console Version: 0.9.9
Keywords: usability docs Cc:
Parent Tickets:

Description

From discussion w/ ech. at CCC:

Initial news goes away too quickly, replaced by actual fetched news after a short period (5-10 min. random?). Delay that more at first install, and/or have some way to see the initial news again? Many many people don't set up their browser proxy settings in first 5 minutes then don't know how and lost the link from the news. Is the link in the help and faq?

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by zzz

Time extended in 4ffc661ea48c3a607776bbfe8abfaa8b4ee69b7d to be 0.9.9-5.

Leaving open to review help and FAQ pages.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by str4d

  • Keywords usability docs added
  • Milestone 0.9.11 deleted

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by str4d

  • Status changed from new to open

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by zzz

  • Milestone set to 0.9.28
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from open to closed

News system was reworked to save old entries, and /news page was added, in 0.9.23. That page is linked from the 'show all news' link at the bottom of the news section when expanded. However, initial news was not shown on that page because it's a pseudo-news entry in the code.

Added code to always show the initial news at the bottom of the /news page, with a timestamp of the first-installed date, in 2a7dfc868f1ce6c449e3ca3670d7319569df8c8d 0.9.27-9

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