[OJS] Bug? Recommendation submitted, no review

Occasionally, we will have a reviewer successfully submit a recommendation without either uploading a review or entering review text. Whenever I attempt to replicate this on my testing OJS instance, the system stops and warns that there is no review, as is my understanding it should do.

Is there anything our reviewers could be doing that would enable them to submit a recommendation, but sidestep entering a review? A space character in the review form, perhaps, or clicking “upload” without uploading a file?

We are currently running OJS 2.4.3.

Hi @jessgri,

If I recall correctly, the pop-up is actually a confirmation – “Are you sure you want to continue?” – but the reviewer can still choose yes, if they don’t want to enter a comment or upload a file.

Alec Smecher
Public Knowledge Project Team