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Re: Verbosity ot wpt-stability-bot

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <me@gsnedders.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:43:40 +0000
Message-ID: <CAHKdfMir84Deo5ZFd6AXfOV7L8v8sfd_nHK6-aspaL6XT9RhuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip J├Ągenstedt <foolip@google.com>
Cc: public-test-infra <public-test-infra@w3.org>, jgraham@mozilla.com, jeffcarp@google.com
On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 7:01 PM, Philip J├Ągenstedt <foolip@google.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I asked James about this and he asked me to seek feedback here.
>
> The wpt-stability-bot is amazing, but I wonder if there are any options for
> making it generate less email. On
> https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/pull/4250 I did a lot of fixups
> while experimenting, and wpt-stability-bot has posted a total of 18
> comments, obscuring any real discussion.
>
> I think seeing the pass/fail results is useful even if it's stable, so some
> visibility is great. How about it the bot only added one comment, and kept
> updating that with the most recent info? Or, if it's possible to add
> comments without generating email, it could delete all old comments for each
> run.
>
> Thoughts?

I'm very much in favour of it editing a single comment, as some of the
code review tools we use do. Massively cuts down on the noise.

/g
Received on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 21:44:17 UTC

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