Is this a feature or a bug?
Both! There are a handful of other actions that don’t update
dateLastActivity, as well. They are:
- Create checklist
- Rename checklist
- Delete empty checklist
- Reorder (move) check list
Originally, actions weren’t necessarily intended to be a complete history of change. They were primarily used to populate the “activity” sections of boards and cards. This is why some action types aren’t returned as nested resources–those excluded actions were deemed “too noisy” for inclusion in activity. This is likely why they were also excluded when modifying the
Are there recommended workarounds?
Could you keep track of your own
dateLastActivity in the board’s
pluginData? That is, every time you update something in
pluginData, also update a
dateLastActivity scoped to
shared on the
board. Then ask for the
pluginData in addition to the
dateLastActivity. Does that work?