[pytest-dev] [proposal] installing the psf-chronegrapher into pytest-dev

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Sat Dec 7 09:12:26 EST 2019

On 12/7/19 6:28 AM, RonnyPfannschmidt wrote:
> Am 05.12.19 um 11:27 schrieb Ned Batchelder:
>> On 12/5/19 12:00 AM, RonnyPfannschmidt wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> in https://github.com/pytest-dev/pytest/issues/6080 it was noted 
>>> that https://github.com/apps/psf-chronographer ensures towncrier 
>>> notes are in prs,
>>> i would like to  propose enabling it for all of pytest-dev
>> Like Jim, I would like to have more details about what this would 
>> mean for each repo in the pytest-dev org. Does every repo have to 
>> adopt towncrier?
>> Additionally, I've never heard of the "pyba" org that authored this 
>> bot, and that org has no public members, so I can't even see who is 
>> writing this bot.  Can we encourage them to be more transparent?
> indeed, its currently not transparent enough,
> it came out of pip/cypthon and us used for their towncrier style 
> management.
> before putting it in i will validate what repos will be affected,
> and more general properties as well as ensuting more transparent 
> documentation of the system.
> i would like this to support and enable painless voluntary towncrier 
> adoption,
> but if it turns out not to be able to provide that, we cant use it 
> globally.

That sounds great to me.  We're considering towncrier for Open edX, so 
I'm interested to learn more about how it works in practice.

> -- Ronny
>> --Ned.
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