Order of packages on REVU (was: Re: Frustration)

Stefan Potyra sistpoty at ubuntu.com
Sun Nov 4 15:25:09 GMT 2007

Hi Emmet,

Am Sonntag 04 November 2007 15:53:39 schrieb Emmet Hikory:
> Am 11/4/07, schreib Stefan Potyra:
> > Am Freitag 02 November 2007 14:27:42 schrieb Jeffrey Ratcliffe:
> > [..]
> >
> > > The order of the packages on REVU seems to be semi-random.
> >
> > [..]
> >
> > It's not semi-random, but rather mainly based on activity (iirc, number
> > of comments, number of advocations play a role in the order). The formula
> > to calculate the order of displayed packages however is quite obscure,
> > and I'm happy to change it to something more reasonable. What do you
> > think about using FIFO (oldest first)? Other suggestions?
>     I'd like something a little more complex:

grml... the current sql query is already very complex *g*.

> First:
>     Oldest-first list of packages where there is at least one
> advocation, and any comments after the advocation are by the uploader.
> Second:
>     Oldest-first list of packages where any comments since the last
> upload are by the uploader.
> Third:
>     Oldest-first list of all remaining packages
>     The reasoning is that the first batch is highest priority: likely
> being packages that are ready to be sponsored into the archive.  The
> second batch is next most important, likely being packages that seek a
> first advocate, and need review.  The third batch is last, likely
> representing rejections or requests for rework, and so not requiring
> immediate attention.

That would mean that completely new uploads fall in the third catagory and 
would end up pretty much at the bottom... is this intended?

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