[kde-community] Bikeshedding - our strength apparently *sigh*

Eike Hein hein at kde.org
Sat Sep 19 16:24:21 UTC 2015

On 09/19/2015 05:58 PM, Vishesh Handa wrote:
> We already use some other forms of code review -
> * IRC
> * Email
> * IM
> * Google+ Hangouts (Just discussed some things related to the Baloo
> KCM a week ago)
> * Knocking on David's door and screaming "I need you to look at some code"

I expect you'll ignore this as much as my other mail, but
all of these are ephemeral in nature instead of offering
a persistent record -- that's why we submit minutes of the
Hangouts to the plasma-devel mailing list, for example.

A code review website maintains a persistent record and is
therefore used differently, and should be subject to
different requirements.

For that reason code review discussions on IRC often lead
to "please put this on ReviewBoard".


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