I personally do two things. One carrot, one stick.
Stick first. I just sort reviews based on last updated time and look for
anyone that has more then 2 or 3 reviews of more then a certain age. I then
have a somewhat standard form letter that I mail them. It reminds them of
the process needs of this. It seems to work well.
The carrot is that we keep a record of all of our code reviews in our
defect tracking system. I have done a modification to review board, where
when a review is closed as 'submitted' it will generate a summary which is
then added to the defect ticket. This step saves developers time and
removes this manual step.
A variation on my stick system is to also sort by user based on the # of
On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 5:41 AM, Jeremy Poulter
> 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?
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