Rename GitLab 'Slash commands' to 'Quick actions'
We have three main areas of functionality that involve typing text and getting various systems to react. Let's have a consistent naming scheme as we iterate on functionality.
|What||Current name||Change (or no change)|
|Slash commands inside GitLab description and comment boxes||GitLab slash commands||Rename to
|Slash commands inside Mattermost||Mattermost slash commands aka chat commands||Maintain
|Slash commands inside Slack||Slack slash commands aka chat commands||Maintain
Changes required in product and docs
- Time tracking area should be updated use
- Comment box should refer to
- Docs should be updated, including explaining how to use
quick actionsand time tracking.
Having three variants of Slash commands with https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/user/project/slash_commands.html and https://docs.gitlab.com/ee/project_services/mattermost_slash_commands.html and https://docs.gitlab.com/ce/project_services/slack_slash_commands.html that links to https://docs.gitlab.com/ce/integration/chat_commands.html is confusing.
I think we should try to consolidate or solve this situation. Some ideas:
- Rename things you do in an external chat client
- Consolidate all
Chat commandsdocumentation and configuration: it should look, feel and work in the same way (this means documentation, in app configuration and usage)
- Rename Slash commands in GitLab to
Quick actions(I'm not sure about this one, slash commands describes them pretty well, but it's an idea)