[webkit-dev] review queue crazy idea

Alex Milowski alex at milowski.org
Fri Jul 23 05:15:34 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> Given a patch file, you have its line number ranges.
> Given a git checkout, you can very quickly find who has made changes
> to what lines in that file.
> You then can have a bot post to the bug, saying that 10 people have
> touched the lines you're touching in your patch.  3 of them are active
> reviewers, here are their names:

That sounds like a "heat map" for code.  I wonder if there are existing
tools that do that?

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics

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