[webkit-dev] New EWS status bubbles in Bugzilla

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Tue Sep 30 11:26:04 PDT 2014

On 30 сент. 2014 г., at 0:56, Carlos Garcia Campos <carlosgc at webkit.org> wrote:

>> Thinking about this now, we could replace bubbles with text when no
>> queue has results (i.e. at least one queue has failed to apply, and
>> those that didn't still haven't started processing - we can reasonably
>> expect that they will fail, too, and even if they apply cleanly, we
>> can just revert to showing bubbles then). I can't think of any
>> situation where this would be misleading or difficult to comprehend.
>> Would this resolve your concern? Would you be willing to post a patch
>> implementing this?
> Well, I was just surprised to see the bubbles red because I was used to
> seeing them purple, but I agree the case it's not different to when a
> patch fails to build because of a dependency. So, I'll get used to the
> red :-)

It does seem good for usability though - a computer knows that all the queues failed to apply, so why make a human hover each of them to confirm? Posted a patch to <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=137256>.

- Alexey

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