Quick approval

Robert Carr robert.carr at canonical.com
Wed Jul 10 02:21:28 UTC 2013

Sorry, I've been making a habit of this.

I thought the consensus was approve after one review except for 'large

On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 7:16 PM, Daniel van Vugt <
daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com> wrote:

> I guess then, I would only ask mir-team to not be overconfident. We all
> make mistakes and we all fail to see some mistakes in proposals. It's best
> to have more pairs of eyes.
> Waiting a bit longer won't affect throughput of landings, only latency.
> On 10/07/13 10:12, Robert Ancell wrote:
>> My thoughts on this are:
>> - If you are in ~mir-devel you are trusted to push changes into lp:mir.
>> You take responsibility for the changes you make.
>> - We don't want to push directly since this doesn't guarantee that the
>> test cases have been run for that commit, so we use merge proposals.
>> - Merge proposals are a tool to increase quality, not roadblocks to
>> getting changes in.
>> - The person who sets the merge proposal to "Approved" is taking
>> responsibility for that change. It can be a reviewer, or the proposer.
>> - There's no fixed number of reviews required. It's the responsibility
>> of the final approver to decide if there has been sufficient review of
>> the change. If you're in ~mir-devel, you are considered capable of
>> judging how much review is needed.
>> --Robert
>> On Tue, Jul 9, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Daniel van Vugt
>> <daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com <mailto:daniel.van.vugt@**canonical.com<daniel.van.vugt at canonical.com>
>> >>
>> wrote:
>>     All,
>>     I noticed some people are regularly only waiting for a single
>>     approval on their MPs and then top-approve themselves.
>>     I think top-approving your own MPs is OK if there's already two or
>>     more reviews from others, and it's been idle for a few days. But
>>     merging with only one real review, on proposals which are not time
>>     critical, is probably not ideal. I think we should always be waiting
>>     for at least a second review, unless it's a time critical issue.
>>     Maybe others in mir-team disagree?
>>     - Daniel
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