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Remove useless/misleading "Comments" field on top of https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/task/edit/form/1/ and other places
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Aklapper
Oct 12 2017, 12:56 PM
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Description

A "Comments" text area is showing at the top of https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/task/edit/form/1/

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 8.56.03 PM.png (795×1 px, 79 KB)

This field is not showing on the edit form options as a field that can be hidden or reordered.

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Yeah. I just entered a task description in that very "Comments" field.
Instead of the "Description" field.
So it got lost.
So I could now write the task summary again but I'm too grumpy about this.

This also made it impossible for me to edit/correct any Phab project descriptions.
Example: There is no "Description" field anymore on https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/edit/3029/ , just "Name" and "Additional Hashtags".

I'm tempted to mark this as UBN! due to the loss of ability to modify project descriptions. Did we get a half-baked release from upstream or is this bad interaction with some of our local hackscustomizations?

Aklapper raised the priority of this task from High to Unbreak Now!.Oct 12 2017, 4:23 PM

Can we put a very visible notice on the Phab home page when similar things break? Even just a prominent link to this task may help.

Perhaps something has improved the in intervening time, but I can see the "Description" field in the project you mention @Aklapper.

This also made it impossible for me to edit/correct any Phab project descriptions.
Example: There is no "Description" field anymore on https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/edit/3029/ , just "Name" and "Additional Hashtags".

I do see a Description field and am able to edit descriptions for tasks. Did something change?

I still can't see the Description field. Perhaps this particular regression only effects Phabicator admins?

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 13.33.53.png (325×1 px, 54 KB)

We might need to split this bug.

Probably. Here's what I see -

Screen Shot 2017-10-12 at 12.44.46 PM.png (403×819 px, 36 KB)

Note this not only affects form/1/, but probably most other form templates.

Correct. The "security issue" form (i.e. form 2) is also affected, for instance.

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2017-10-16T14:34:05Z] <twentyafterfour> deploying hotfix for T178068 and T178107