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Re: [Discuss] patch review virtual hackathon


To add to the above, hackathons would make sense in the lead up to the
feature freeze IMO to get things through the door, but not necessarily
afterwards (debatable). And they can be flexible too; I suspect once people
start on reviewing something they'll be much more likely to see it through
to completion. It's unlikely we'd end up with many commits after 72 hours,
purely because any feedback may take longer than that to be actioned, but
that doesn't mean our time is wasted.

On 6 April 2018 at 05:09, kurt greaves <kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I like the idea and we would be willing to take part (no committers here
> but I'm sure we can help).
>
> I think it better to pick some JIRAs per 2-3 weeks and have people review
>> them. In my experience, it is hard to synchronize all people across
>> companies during one 72 hour slot.
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>
> It is hard, but there are benefits. Mostly having many people all actively
> reviewing stuff at the "same" time so communication will be much
> easier/more natural. I think a plan like ^ should be done as well as a
> hackathon, but should be a continuous thing that we always do. E.g, each
> week someone is responsible for picking a few tickets that should be
> reviewed and we hunt for volunteers to start the review work.
>
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>> On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 9:48 PM, Nate McCall <zznate.m@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> > Per Kurt's point in our release thread, we have a lot to do here.
>> >
>> > What do folks feel about setting aside a 72hr period at some point soon
>> > where we get some allotment from our employers to spend a window or two
>> of
>> > time therein reviewing patches?
>> >
>> > I have seen a couple of other ASF communities do this type of thing
>> > effectively in recent months. If we pull this off I think it could set
>> an
>> > excellent precedent for swarming on other things in the future.
>> >
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