[webkit-dev] Updating the tradition for new reviewer blog posts

Eric Seidel eric at webkit.org
Mon Aug 2 13:31:32 PDT 2010

Woh.  I think that's an awesome idea. :)

Would also make sure that all reviewers are blog-enabled.

Might be a bit to ask of new reviewers though.


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Tony Gentilcore <tonyg at chromium.org> wrote:
> The Surfin' Safari blog seems to have fairly wide readership in the web dev
> community. Google Reader reports 35k Reader subscribers. For comparison:
> blog.chromium.org has 17k and blog.mozilla.com has 10k. However, the last
> post with descriptive content was back on April 18th. Since that post, we've
> written 8 "X is a now a WebKit reviewer" posts. One recent commenter said:
> "I don’t suppose there’s anything more interesting going on in WebKit land
> worth blogging about, is there? So-and-so is a new WebKit reviewer isn’t
> nearly as interesting as whatever new hotness is coming down the pipe. And I
> know I’m not the only one who thinks so… Feel like blogging about WebKit
> awesomeness?"
> I propose we increase the amount of blogging about WebKit awesomeness by
> changing the tradition for new reviewer posts.
> Instead of defaulting to:
>   So-and-so is now a WebKit reviewer
>   Posted by Someone-else
>   So-and-so has worked on awesome-feature or awesome-infrastructure...
> We encourage (or just allow?) a format more like:
>   How awesome-infrastructure works
>   Posted by So-and-so, the latest WebKit reviewer
>   Here's my description of how awesome-infrastructure works in WebKit...
>   -OR-
>   Awesome-feature is the new hotness
>   Posted by So-and-so, the latest WebKit reviewer
>   Web developers can now use awesome-feature. Here's how it works...
> Thoughts?
> -Tony
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