Release Notes #541

November 20, 2019

  • Minor bug fixes and page content changes were released.

Release Notes #540

November 19, 2019

  • Sometimes scrolling was required to see a claim selected from the discussion change list, this has been fixed.

Release Notes #539

November 18th, 2019

  • New team members now automatically follow all debates that a team is a member of.
  • Parent claims now have white backgrounds in the minimap.
  • In “show all ancestors” mode, claim selections sometimes did not scroll the selected claim to the correct position, this has been fixed.
  • Kialo.com and Kialo-edu.com now link to each other in their respective footers.

Release Notes #537

November 14, 2019

  • The “Saving..” notification was erroneously popping up in MyKialo, this has been fixed.
  • An error message is now shown when users try to move suggested claims to where the suggested claim is currently located.
  • A minor search results layouting error has been fixed.

Release Notes #536

November 13, 2019

  • Scrolling the Explore page with Chrome-based browsers on recent versions of Android was broken, this has been fixed.

Release Notes #535

November 13, 2019

  • Deleted discussions are now immediately removed from search results upon deletion.
  • Comment drawer animations have been improved.

Release Notes #534

November 12, 2019

  • A new function to enable displaying the whole chain of claims up to the thesis has been released.
  • Loading pages with Kialo embeds sometimes scrolled the embedding page to the Kialo embed upon initial load, this has been fixed.
  • Clones of discussions can now be renamed during the cloning process.
  • Links to release notes have been added to the deployment toast notifications.
  • Kialo will now reconnect quicker to backend servers, when network access is restored.
  • Minor quirks when logging in using Safari and Firefox have been fixed.

Release Notes #533

November 11, 2019

  • The new team selection dialog has been released, making inviting teams to debates much more intuitive. No more having to enter /teamname.
  • The comment and history tab can now be displayed while editing a claim.

Release Notes #532

November 7, 2019

  • Mentioning all participants of a private debate, in comments and chat, is now possible via @all.
  • The default team and clone limits for users of Kialo Edu have been increased

Release Notes #530

November 6, 2019

  • Google SSO has been enabled for Kialo Edu.
  • Opening claims in new tabs using Ctrl-/Cmd-/middle-click was not possible in various instances, like e.g. from within sidebars. This has been fixed.
  • Saving edited comments on moved claims was not possible in some instances. This has been fixed.
  • Suggesters were not able to edit their comments on their suggested claims. This has been fixed.
  • The spacing between the minimap and the column claim interface varied depending on how deep in a discussion one was. This has been fixed.
  • Mentioning users was not possible in moved claims. This has been fixed.
  • Tooltips for disabled buttons were not shown. This has been fixed.
  • And finally, some minor visual quirks in the discussion info popup have been fixed.

Release Notes #529

October 31, 2019

  • Fixed some links on the Kialo Edu landing page.
  • Fixed the open comment drawer animation.
  • Rearranged the order of some of the discussion invite dialog’s input and text fields.
  • Improved MyKialo’s and the portal’s navigation bars.

Release Notes #528

October 30, 2019

  • Fixed a change classification issue (important vs other changes).
  • Changed the portal’s mobile bottom bar color from black to dark blue in order to differentiate it better from some Android browsers’ bottom bars.
  • Improved menu icon contrasts in MyKialo.
  • Improved the landing page of Kialo Edu.
  • Improved the layout of the Kialo and Kialo Edu Help Center. 
  • Added classroom assignments to the Kialo Edu Help Center.

Release Notes #527

October 29, 2019

  • Notifications for suggestions were not always correctly marked seen, this has been fixed.

Release Notes #526

October 28, 2019

  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements were released.

Release Notes #524

October 24, 2019

  • The default Explore page for logged in users was changed from the Featured to the New category.
  • Users who have already commented on a claim or written in chat, are now listed first in the respective mention pickers. (Thanks @cnr)

Release Notes #523

October 23, 2019

  • Middle-, Ctrl- and Cmd-Clicking a claim now loads it in a new tab.
  • Minor site improvements for www.kialo-edu.com.

Release Notes #522

October 22, 2019

  • Offline to online mode transition, when losing and regaining Internet access, has been sped up and is now less intrusive.
  • Edited comments were not always updated upon reconnecting to Kialo. This has been fixed.
  • Change notifications resulting from claims being linked or moved underneath own claims are now also categorized as important changes.

Release Notes #521

  • Users with writer and editor privileges can now downgrade themselves to roles with fewer privileges.
  • Password reset links are now set to expire after 24h.
  • Visitors accessing Kialo using Internet Explorer are now properly warned that IE is not a supported browser.

Release Notes #520

October 17, 2019

  • Chat and comment date partition markers have been removed to improve readability.
  • Users can now be invited as viewers to public discussions.
  • Kialo’s online/offline detection has been improved.
  • Users linking discussions underneath your claims (‘intermap linking’) will now be classified as ‘important’ instead of ‘other’ changes.
  • The layout of the flagged claims sidebar has been improved.
  • Chat and comment input field padding has been reduced.