Closed Bug 1429392 Opened 2 years ago Closed 6 months ago
[translate] Textarea shouldn't be actionable for non-authenticated users
Even if users are not signed in, the translation interface suggests to _Type translation and press Enter to save_. Moreover, the textarea is actionable, receives focus and the cursor starts blinking, making users think they can type something — until they do and see nothing happens. In my experience the eyes' focus goes straight to the textarea (also out of habit), so the _Sign in to translate._ banner at the bottom can easily go unnoticed. Nevertheless the messaging is inconsistent.
In order to solve these inconsistencies, I believe some changes to the textarea would suffice: * Make the textarea readonly, and disable `focus` events entirely. * Remove the placeholder text as it's misleading, and the banner below already indicates what to do next. * Style the textarea a bit differently (grayed out) to indicate an uncommon status.
Priority: -- → P4
Summary: [translate] Textarea shouldn't be actionable without enough rights → [translate] Textarea shouldn't be actionable for non-authenticated users
Assignee: nobody → nicole.dubin
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 6 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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