[vtk-developers] gitlab-push woes
bill.lorensen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 11:10:04 EDT 2015
On Mar 21, 2015 8:03 AM, "Ken Martin" <ken.martin at kitware.com> wrote:
> Two minor suggestions
> 1) Make @buildbot and Do: consistent. It seems odd to do "Do: check" or
> "Do: merge" and then "@buildbot test". I would expect "Do: test"
> 2) Recognition is better than remembering. It is easier for infrequent
> developers to **recognize** what they want to do rather than
> **remembering** what to do. A good example of this is if you add "Do:
> oops" to a merge request it will respond with a list of valid options so
> that you can **recognize** what you really wanted, as opposed to just
> responding with an error and forcing the user to again try to **remember**
> the correct option. In that vein it might be nice to have the frequently
> used commands shown. Ideally the GUI has them as options and the user
> just picks (recognition), but that means messing with the GUI. A not quite
> as good alternative would be to maybe have a small part of the GUI on the
> merge request page show the basic commands
> Do: ***
> @buildbot ***
> Add reviewer with @...
> Or maybe have the "Do: check" output include that help sort of a
> "Hey passed basic content checks, the next steps are often... Do: ****,
> @buildbot **** etc"
> I'm sure those of us using this every day will learn the commands and
> remember them, but less frequent contributors might get lost.
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