[Python-Dev] We should be using a tool for code reviews

Daniel Stutzbach daniel at stutzbachenterprises.com
Thu Sep 30 18:02:19 CEST 2010

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 10:48 AM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>wrote:

> Not sure how well 'tit for tat' schemes work - we *could* require
> that people don't commit unreviewed changes, and also require that
> you can't commit unless you have reviewed somebody else's changes.

I wonder if a "reputation" scheme would work better.  Track and publicize
patch submissions, reviews, and the review/patch ratio, but do not enforce
any particular ratios.  Perhaps provide a roundup query showing patches
awaiting review sorted by the patch submitter's review/patch ratio? (in
descending order)

Obviously there would be many non-trivial details to work out.  I'm just

Daniel Stutzbach, Ph.D.
President, Stutzbach Enterprises, LLC <http://stutzbachenterprises.com/>
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