[Framework-Team] PLIP #243: Replace workflow history viewlet with content history viewlet

Danny Bloemendaal danny.bloemendaal at informaat.nl
Fri Oct 10 03:41:17 UTC 2008


On 9 okt 2008, at 07:27, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> I would like to propose PLIP 243 for Plone 3.3: Replace workflow  
> history
> viewlet with content history viewlet.
>
>
> Motivation
> ==========
>
> The 'history' list in a document view does not show the full history  
> of
> an object but only the workflow history. We are hiding versioning
> history information behind a (painfully ugly) history form. This can  
> be
> confusing, and makes it harder to access versioning information.
>
>
> Proposal
> ========
>
> I propose two things:
>
> 1. instead of the workflow history viewlet use the content history
>   viewlet that is already in plone.app.layout trunk. This viewlet  
> mixes
>   workflow and versioning information in a single overview and has
>   convenient options to get more information about versioning changes.
>
> 2. remove the history content action and use the content history  
> viewlet
>   as a way to access the history information.
>
>
> Implementation
> ==============
>
> Most of the implementation is already done. Ask DannyB for a
> demonstration if you are at the conference or attending the UI  
> sprint :)
>
> Wichert.
>

Of course I'm for this.

Here is an expanded history panel (see attachement):

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