[openstack-dev] [forum] Future of Stackalytics
mriedemos at gmail.com
Sun Jun 11 13:17:54 UTC 2017
On 6/8/2017 12:57 AM, Adam Harwell wrote:
> As a core reviewer for LBaaS I actually find Stackalytics quite helpful
> for giving me a quick snapshot of contributions, and it lines up almost
> perfectly in my experience with what I see when I'm actually reviewing
> and working with people (if you know which statistics to look at -- just
> sorting by sheer number of reviews or commits and ignoring everything
> else is of course not useful, and as you say possibly misleading). In
> all though I actually find that it is a very accurate representation of
> people's work.
> For example, in looking at reviewer contributions, I make a mental score
> based on both the number of reviews, but also the +% (this shouldn't be
> too high) and the disagreement score (low is generally good, but 0% with
> a high review count might be questionable). So, I know to discount
> someone who just spams +1 at everything that has a +2 already and
> doesn't contribute anything else, which can go unnoticed while reading
> reviews but sticks out like a sore thumb in Stackalytics. The other side
> of the coin is someone who posts a ton of useless comments and -1's
> everything, which then is super obvious to anyone who actually reads
> Maybe the experience with the projects I work on is a little different
> than some of the more populous "base" services like Nova or Neutron?
> Regardless, I'd be really sad to see it go, as I use it multiple times a
> week for various reasons. So, I definitely agree with keeping it around
> and possibly focusing on improving the way the data is displayed. It is
> definitely best used as one tool in a toolkit, not taken alone as a
> single source of truth. Is that the main problem people are trying to solve?
I agree with you, and the experience in Nova is the same. I use
Stackalytics the same way.
Note, however, that reviewstats is also published from a site that
russellb has running, e.g.:
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