[webkit-dev] First Early Warning System (EWS) bot online
mjs at apple.com
Tue Jan 5 11:51:24 PST 2010
On Jan 5, 2010, at 10:21 AM, Adam Barth wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 9:42 AM, tonikitoo (Antonio Gomes)
> <tonikitoo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Q) Why doesn't the EWS post a success message? I like positive re-
>>> A) I'm worried about spamming bugs with too many happy status
>>> messages. If we have N ports with EWS bots, we don't want to have N
>>> happy status messages. Eric and I have some ideas for a more
>>> success indicator. Once things are running smoothly, we can share
>>> some mocks with the list.
>> I particularly like not spamming bugzilla in case of successful
>> builds, and IMO the code-style bot should not post a message either
>> case of no errors.
> I agree, but this behavior was specifically required by Maciej when we
> brought the bot online.
> I'd be happy to change it if that's what
> folks would prefer. One possibility is to incorporate the status
> bubbles directly into bugs.webkit.org directly instead of requiring
> the extension. I find the status bubbles easier to use than hunting
> for the success / failure message when reviewing a patch.
I think something like the status bubbles would be more useful than
the success comment, though I also find the success comment more
useful than nothing.
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