[webkit-dev] First Early Warning System (EWS) bot online

Maciej Stachowiak 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- 
>>> enforcement.
>>> 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  
>>> passive
>>> 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  
>> in
>> 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.

  - Maciej

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