[openstack-dev] [all][stackalytics] Gaming the Stackalytics stats

Morgan Fainberg morgan.fainberg at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 23:47:28 UTC 2016

On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 4:37 PM, Clint Byrum <clint at fewbar.com> wrote:

> Excerpts from Matt Riedemann's message of 2016-04-09 06:42:54 -0700:
> > There is also disincentive in +1ing a change that you don't understand
> > and is wrong and then a core comes along and -1s it (you get dinged for
> > the disagreement). And there is disincentive in -1ing a change for the
> > wrong reasons (silly nits or asking questions for understanding). I ask
> > a lot of questions in a lot of changes and I don't vote on those because
> > it would be inappropriate.
> >
> Why is disagreement a negative thing? IMO, reviewers who agree too much
> are just part of the echo chamber.
There is no problem with disagreement IMHO. However, we track it as a stat,
and people don't want to feel as though they are in disagreement with the
cores. I think this is just some level of psychology.

I very, very rarely look at disagreement stat for anything (now or when I
was PTL).

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