[Openstack] Review days for nova-core members
andyster at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 00:33:25 UTC 2011
On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 4:25 PM, Todd Willey <todd at ansolabs.com> wrote:
> Good points Ken. I think we should leave the nova-core as the default
> selection. This lets those go to the nova-core mailing list, and sets
> it up so someone/anyone can add reviewers as those requests come in.
> I just tried out the "Claim Review" button on a merge proposal. It
> looks like using it removed the nova-core assignment and replaced it
> with me. I feel I could now add another reviewer (or more) and have
> them chime in. Maybe we could generate a daily report of unclaimed
> branches and send it to the list or to someone who had authority to
> assign people?
Seems reasonable-ish, I guess I'll just try to express that core developers
should being assigning stuff, and when we run into a new-person review we
can help them assign appropriate people.
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:52 PM, Ken Pepple <ken.pepple at rabbityard.com>
> > On Feb 21, 2011, at 1:34 PM, Andy Smith wrote:
> >> Sure, we just need to remove it automatically selecting "Nova Core" and
> likewise as a reviewer for you so that people are forced to explicitly add a
> > sorry to come in late in the discussion, but i believe this is a bad
> > imho, this raises another barrier between potential developers wanting to
> contribute and actually contributing. specifically, it assumes that a newbie
> to the project "knows" a nova-core member.
> > they don't -- i am not sure the nova-core list is even publicly posted.
> > just in my own case, it took me several days of signing contracts,
> figuring out the toolset/standards, revising the patches, adding myself to
> wikis and hanging out of IRC before i could get single line of code into
> nova. at any of those points, i could have simply said *** (expletive
> deleted) …
> > bottom line, we should be making it easier for people to contribute not
> harder :)
> > having said that, i understand what you are trying to do.
> > so, as a counter proposal, can we implement a round-robin or smart
> routing (based on file names or modules) reviewer assignment ?
> > failing that, could we assign everything to ttx (sorry) and he can assign
> reviewers ?
> > failing that, could we give them a list of potential reviewers (with some
> good instructions) to choose from ?
> > please correct me if i misconstrued your proposal
> > /k
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