The clowncopter have moved

Sean Farley sean at farley.io
Mon Mar 21 21:07:57 EDT 2016


Pierre-Yves David <pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org> writes:

> On 03/21/2016 05:40 PM, Sean Farley wrote:
>>
>> Pierre-Yves David <pierre-yves.david at ens-lyon.org> writes:
>>
>>> Good news everyone,
>>>
>>> The "clowncopter" (where all the review not done by Matt) have been
>>> deprecated and we are now using the "hg-commited" repository.
>>>
>>> The new repository can be found here:
>>>
>>>     https://www.mercurial-scm.org/repo/hg-committed/
>>
>> Would it make more sense to name this hg-reviewed? Not a big deal, just wondering.
>
> We have a long standing principle that everybody in the community should 
> feel empowered to jump in and start doing some review of anyone else's 
> patches.
>
> Changing the name to "reviewers" would give a false sense that only they 
> are expected to review other people's patches. So we picked another name 
> to avoid that.

Fair enough.

> While we are at it, I would like to remind all contributors that we need 
> your help and reviews for the patches to flow. It's very valuable when 
> you provide feedback on a patch, say that a patch looks good, or that a 
> new behavior makes sense to you. When you do so, it is doubly effective 
> to go update the state of that patch in patchwork:
>
>    http://patchwork.serpentine.com/project/hg/list/
>
> Create an account, and ask one of the "committers" for access to the 
> Mercurial project. Then move patches to the "Pre-Reviewed" state for 
> them to get attention from "committers" faster.

I should write some elisp show I don't have to fire up a web browser.


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