Tipping the apple cart?

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Tue Jul 2 15:27:07 BST 2019

On dinsdag 2 juli 2019 13:07:02 CEST Ben Cooksley wrote:

> I assume this means most of your new users are people who have never
> worked with Github/Gitlab before in that case...

I don't know; it might mean that, but I cannot be sure. I can only report the reactions from my newbies :-)

> So in terms of workflow here, what you're saying is that for the
> contributors Krita sees, submitting a classical patch file is what is
> required to be viewed as non-painful?

yes, that's what people tend to want, it seems.

> (This is a critical distinction, because there has been an enormous
> amount of criticism of the pain Arcanist causes)

I've never been able to use arcanist myself... I just could figure out how to make it work for me.

> I opened this just now on my system and it gave me no issues (using
> both Google Chrome and Firefox).
> It did take a little while to open (around 20 seconds or so from the
> moment I hit refresh), but that's to be expected given it is a review
> spanning 509 files, with circa 14,500 additions and 7,000 removals,
> comprising 382 commits so I think it's doing quite well there to load
> the whole lot up and display it nicely with some syntax highlighting
> even.
> The only time I managed to make it stall was when switching from
> inline diff view mode to side-by-side diff view mode on that review.
> Subsequent refreshes loaded fine, and remembered the preference to use
> side-by-side view mode without issue. You can open reviews with
> /diff?view=parallel appended to the URL to shortcut straight to the
> changes view in side-by-side mode.

Weirdly enough, gitlab never seems to remember the side-by-side setting for me :-(
more than one assignee.

> >
> > Yes, and we need more than one assignee.
> Can you please explain why your workflow is not suited to using
> reviewers and requires use of the assignee field?

Is there a place where we can assign multiple reviewers? I haven't found one.

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