Publishing code reviews
kboudnik at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 02:33:12 UTC 2007
Could exchanging of results of 'hg bundle' help in any way?
On 10/11/07, Dalibor Topic <robilad at kaffe.org> wrote:
> Dmitri Trembovetski wrote:
> >> The robot only sends e-mail messages to specific reviewers, not to
> >> mailing lists. That's fine internally, but we should likely also have
> >> the robot cc: e-mails to the appropriate public lists so that anyone can
> >> read the review traffic. These need not be the foo-dev lists; we could
> >> set up a parallel set of, say, foo-review lists.
> > I guess it wouldn't hurt, but we don't do anything like
> > that internally because most people don't care much
> > about other's code reviews - there's enough traffic
> > already. If they do, they're the reviewers =)
> Having review traffic on mailing lists, where it can be indexed by
> search engines, proved invaluable to me time after time when I was
> dealing with some obscure 'not_quite_a_bug' in some piece of software,
> as it let me read my way into figuring out 'what the hell were they
> thinking' without having to tri-jump around mailing list archives,
> bugzilla, and CVS/SVN data.
> So I'd suggest, for the sake of the future generations trying to find
> lost needles in the growing OpenJDK haystack, to flood the review lists.
> dalibor topic
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