On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 12:32 PM, Nathan Goldbaum <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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 happening.
> Let me know what you think, especially if you are against the proposal.
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