FYI, video of demo of in-progress Skara work

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Tue Oct 30 20:29:39 UTC 2018

That's really cool - we had a bunch of bots working like this in the early
Betterrev experiments.

One of them was a mailing list to source code mapper so you could have a
bot ask "Have you raised a conversation in the following mailing lists?".


On Tue, 30 Oct 2018 at 16:01, joe darcy <joe.darcy at> wrote:

> Hello,
> Erik Duveblad and I gave a short demo of the in-progress Skara work at
> the Code One conference last week, with Robin Westberg making sure all
> the services were working. The demo starts at
> and runs for about four minutes. To
> summarize a few salient points, using a github mirror it is possible to
> initiate a pull request for a code change within the browser. It is
> possible to run bots that execute structural checks on the code change
> from the pull request; a jcheck bot to check the JDK whitespace rules is
> run in the demo. Bots can also check properties of the review workflow,
> such as if a capital-R reviewer is included or that the review has been
> open for a minimum period of time.
> To emphasis a point made in the video, this is exploratory work and no
> vendor or solution has been definitively chosen.
> We are working to publish the source code of the bots and other
> supporting software used in the demo and will send out notice when that
> is done.
> Cheers,
> -Joe

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