Restore readme only project view preference
Prior to GitLab 9.0 the default project view was 'Readme' which showed only the readme on the project page. In GitLab 9.0 the default was changed to 'Files and Readme' and 'Readme' was removed.
It seems that the option was demoted from default because of research indicating most users prefer 'File and Readme'. The removal may have been because the project page would initially appear very empty while the readme was being loaded asynchronously.
Immediately upon removal, we received requests for the 'Readme' view to be re-instated.
The preference is controlled by the user from the user preferences.
- restore the option 'Readme only' option for people who prefer this setting, resulting in the following three choices for each user:
- Files and Readme (default)