Sounds good, Christian. Thanks as always!
On Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 7:09:45 PM UTC-4, Christian Hammond wrote:
> Hi Griffin,
> We have all the basic work done for this sort of feature, but we're
> holding off until 2.6 to land it. The reason is that we don't have a UI yet
> that we're happy with, and need to spend time really making that solid.
> Since we're just about to release the 2.5 release candidate, it's just too
> late to make this happen for 2.5.
> 2.6 is a highly-focused release, and my hope is that we'll begin the beta
> testing cycle by the end of the year. It will focus on general comments,
> further UI polish, and better support for integrating with other services
> (like Slack or automated code analysis services).
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> On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Griffin Myers <griffin...@gmail.com
>> I thought I would reopen this old thread to see if any innovations that
>> I'm not aware of have occurred on this front or if others in the community
>> have come up with new creative ways to address this problem.
>> I've reached the conclusion that some folks really use the issue list as
>> a crutch and have a tendency to overlook or forget about non-issue
>> comments. Thus I've gotten to the point where I almost always open an
>> issue for every comment I make, even if it is something that I view more as
>> a question and not necessarily issue worthy, just so it will catch the
>> submitter's eye. This is fine for files that are included in the diff, but
>> where there are more global problems I find that I have no option but to
>> discuss these in either the review header or footer section, and there is
>> not a way to flag these as issues. I'd say about half the time things I
>> bring up in the header/footer don't end up getting addressed until I bring
>> them up a second time.
>> I'd love to be able to open up arbitrary/unbound issue(s), or even just
>> generally flag the the header/footer as containing an issue, but short of
>> that it might be helpful if there was a little bit more of a visual
>> delineation between the review header and the first comment (perhaps RB 2.5
>> will help with this, but I'm not using that in a production environment
>> yet) .
>> Has anyone else found good ways to ensure that problems called out in
>> header/footer comments are not ignored?
>> On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 2:55:36 PM UTC-5, Christian Hammond wrote:
>>> Hi Matthew,
>>> There's no support for that today. This is less an issue thing and more
>>> a comment thing. We tie issues to comments, and comments to some part of a
>>> file/diff. The exception being that you can leave a general summary comment
>>> on a review, but that works differently internally and making it work in
>>> such a way where multiple issues could be filed would be a rather large
>>> I'm not sure what the best solution would be for your needs right now.
>>> Any solution would involve conceiving of and implementing a new design.
>>> On Dec 7, 2012, at 11:52 AM, Matthew Woehlke <mwoehlk...@gmail.com>
>>> > Is it possible to create an issue for a review request without it
>>> being associated with a code comment? (I don't see a way, but want to check
>>> if I'm missing something before filing an enhancement request.)
>>> > The use case I am thinking of is that I go to test a patch and
>>> discover that it has e.g. introduced a behavioral regression, but don't
>>> know what specific code is the culprit. I think it makes sense for tracking
>>> purposes to be able to open an issue describing the problem, rather than
>>> just a review stating that a problem exists.
>>> > Thanks,
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>>> > Matthew
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