[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #2851: Turn off Auto-Save for Un-named Vendor Payments and Reimbursement Drafts

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#2851: Turn off Auto-Save for Un-named Vendor Payments and Reimbursement Drafts
 Reporter:  andreamiddleton          |      Owner:
     Type:  defect                   |     Status:  new
 Priority:  high                     |  Milestone:
Component:  WordCamp Site & Plugins  |   Keywords:
 Organizers are running into trouble when they open a payment request,
 upload the media files of receipts, and then let the post sit, un-named,
 until it auto saves. The problem occurs if you forget that you started
 that draft and closed all your tabs or something: because the draft wasn’t
 named, it won’t show up on the list of payment or reimbursement drafts.
 BUT, when the organizer comes back to make a new draft and tries to attach
 the already-uploaded files to the payment request from the media library,
 the attachments fail because we don't allow media files to be attached to
 multiple payments or reimbursement posts.

 The work-around is to go to the media library and “detach” the files from
 the auto draft post that they can’t see anywhere, but that's a pretty bad
 user experience.

 We can't just allow people to attach media files of receipts to multiple
 payment/reimbursement posts, because we don't want to pay or reimburse on
 the same invoice or receipt twice. I think if we turn off auto-save for
 un-named payment and reimbursement drafts, it will solve this particular

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2851>
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