[webkit-dev] review queue crazy idea

Alex Milowski alex at milowski.org
Fri Jul 23 05:19:09 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Alex Milowski <alex at milowski.org> wrote:
> 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?

This looks interesting:


I'm not sure if it can answer "this line of code has these reviewers" but
it is worth a look.

--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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