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Re: Changes to Phabricator review subscriptions




Le 09/05/2018 à 12:11, Ben Cooksley a écrit :
On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 9:25 PM, Timothée Giet <animtim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Le 09/05/2018 à 10:33, Boudewijn Rempt a écrit :
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:08:28 AM CEST you wrote:
Hi all,

To improve the user experience around email and in-application
notifications from Phabricator, sysadmin have made some changes to the
configuration of our Herald rules.

Going forward, instead of subscribing projects to reviews, we will
only be subscribing mailing lists now.
So, should we now get all phabricator mail at, say, kimageshop@xxxxxxx, or
should we create a second mailing list, say krita-phab@xxxxxxx? I do want
to
receive mail for everything krita-related that happens on phabricator!

For those reviews which have
already been created, they will be updated to reflect the new practice
the next time they are changed.

This means that individual project members will no longer receive
notifications and emails for every single review or task change that
affects their project. Instead, they will only receive notifications
and emails for reviews they have been individually subscribed to.
:-(

To help this change take full effect, it would be appreciated if
people refrain from adding Projects as reviewers, as that will have
the effect of subscribing the Project to the review as well
But what if that's what a project really wants?

That is also exactly what we use to do in GCompris... it's the best solution
for us to easily connect the diff to the relevant group of people.
Subscribing our current mailing list is surely not what we want.
If you could elaborate on your use case here that would be appreciated.
Traditionally most development has taken place via mailing lists, so
it's interesting to see people who don't follow that model.

(To date all Herald rule setup requests have been for mailing lists)

I note that GCompris also doesn't appear to have any rules setup,
which is possibly why this hasn't come up before.


Thanks a lot Ben for the clarification :)
So it seems we are unaffected by the change and can continue to work like we do. To elaborate as you asked for it, we try to use phabricator as much as possible for task management and review request. For review requests we ask people to add GCompris or one of the appropriate subprojects (like GCompris: Improvements) as Group-reviewer. This way all people subscribed to this project/sub-project gets a mail notification, but most importantly has it listed in his https://phabricator.kde.org/differential/

See http://gcompris.net/wiki/Contribution_process , especially "Asking for a Review Request"

It seems that Krita is doing the same, since I also see lot of diffs with Krita reviewer in my list and notifications (which I also like to have ;) )

Only "issue" for me is I have some mail duplicates from kde-edu list. It would be great to find a way to avoid them, but if not possible I can live with that.

Our devel mailing list is now mostly used for occasional wider dev communication, and for occasional contributors.

Cheers,
Timothée