I've noticed recently a distinct downturn in the number of pull request
reviews. That's not to implicate anyone and is not a value judgement on
anyone's contribution. It simply reflects that people have other things to
work and focus on. I happily acknowledge that doing code review regularly
is a tall order.
I'd like to make it so there's more of a culture of doing "drive-by" code
review. I think one of the main reasons only a few people regularly do code
review is that only a few people want to brave the e-mail onslaught and
subscribe to all pull request notifications on the yt_analysis/yt
Instead, I'd like to propose a hopefully lower noise alternative: forward
notifications about new pull requests to this mailing list. I think it's
straightforward to add this via a webhook on the yt_analysis/yt repository.
We already have similar notifications when an issue is created. This is
good and it encourages more people to look at new issues and offer a
helping hand if they know what to do. I think having a similar setup for
pull requests will encourage more people to regularly pop in and take note
of new code contributions since they'll be newly aware that they are
Let me know what you think, especially if you are against the proposal.