Do #1 with a small change: send the email to everyone on the team. The nag
factor along with the peer pressure factor works very well.

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Tucker <j...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I actually have a similar problem.  Since there's no connection
> between a commit and an open review (by design and it makes sense),
> people tend to leave their reviews open.  I have yet to take the time
> to do this but my long term plan is two fold:
>
> 1. Nag System
>  Stale reviews (over 48 hours... or something to be decided later)
> will result in an email to the author.  If there have been review
> comments posted, that will be called out.  If there are no review
> comments, as suggestion about resolving it as abandoned or committed
> will be made.  A simple cron talking to the RB API would take care of
> this.
>
> 2. Custom post-commit
>  I'm either going to wrap post-commit, extend it for in house use or
> rewrite it.  All three methods have advantages an disadvantages.
>  * Wrapping it would be simple and I could pass all non custom
> commands straight to the post-commit script.  I already have Python
> code that I can use as a basis and I'd only have to customize commit
> and closure.
>  * Extending it to handle the actual commit would be useful outside
> of my org but would take a lot of work to do right and be flexible
> enough to handle all the repos RB works with.
>  * Rewriting a custom version would allow for a smaller script and I
> could strip out unneeded functionality.  This would likely be number
> two in order of complexity.
>
> Unfortunately, I don't have any code to share for any of this right
> now.  If/When I make some progress, I'll be sure to publish it here.
>
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 2:41 AM, Jeremy Poulter
> <jeremy.poul...@oregan.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > As one of the key reviewers my list of open reviews is quite large and
> > the majority of them are inactive as they have either been committed
> > or abandoned. I am after suggestions on how to manage this (I have
> > tried the big stick approach already ;-) Is there a way to query old
> > reviews? Is there a way to limit the number open reviews per user?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Jeremy
> >
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