[theme-reviewers] Theme Update Review
emil at uzelac.me
Wed Oct 30 18:53:42 UTC 2013
On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
> I would hate to have to put a stipulation on the review incentive, along
> the lines of requiring that the daily average # of Themes in Priority #1
> queue must be less than the daily average # of Themes in the Priority #3/4
> queues, but if Priority #1 keeps getting bypassed, we may have to go that
> As much as I would love to add a second incentive to the Priority #1
> queue, it shouldn't be *required* to do so, just to ensure that reviewers
> adhere to the ticket prioritization.
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Emil Uzelac <emil at uzelac.me> wrote:
>> #1 Priority should always be prioritized and that's something we have been
>> preaching for awhile now.
>> At the same time once assigned it should be reviewed asap, not tomorrow,
>> not within 7 days.
>> The past few #1 assignments might be new reviewers, however they're
>> experienced themers and as far as I know we do not assign #1 to newbies.
>> System is not broken and we just need to give some time, that's all :)
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Bruce Wampler <weavertheme at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> It turns out the reviewer did not have his notifications set properly,
>>> and didn't even know he had been assigned the theme.
>>> And I was not talking about standard theme reviews - but reviews for
>>> Priority 1 themes. As I noted, these often contain important bug fixes
>>> (although that should probably be pointed out when the theme is submitted),
>>> and I didn't think Priority 1 themes were supposed to get the same
>>> treatment as the rest of the themes in the queue. That is why Priority 1
>>> was created.
>>> And at one point, I thought only experienced reviewers were supposed to
>>> handle Priority 1 themes - there was a big push not that long ago to try to
>>> get Priority 1 themes pushed through. But it seems now that with all the
>>> incentives, the new themes are getting pushed through faster than existing
>>> themes that are simply updating.
>>> I think this need fixing. I understand everyone is a volunteer, but all
>>> the previous efforts for the Priority 1 themes seems to be broken now:
>>> 1. Apparently new reviewers are now getting assigned Priority 1 themes.
>>> In at least my case, this led to a several days delay because the new
>>> reviewer was not yet totally familiar with the process.
>>> 2. But Priority 1 reviews are now the slowest to get reviews. New themes
>>> seem to be flowing smoothly through the process faster than existing themes.
>>> 3. Maybe there needs to be a mechanism for indicating critical bug
>>> updates. It happens, and what is now about a two week turnaround for a
>>> theme update seems too long - especially given new themes are getting
>>> through faster.
>>> I appreciate everyone's effort - and I'm perfectly happy to wait my
>>> turn. It just seems that things are broken for Priority 1 themes.
>>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Christine Rondeau <
>>> christine at bluelimemedia.com> wrote:
>>>> That's happened to me before as well. Once someone takes your site and
>>>> reviews it, doesn't mean they will do it in a day. I once had to wait for a
>>>> week for someone to complete the review.
>>>> I think that's normal, we all have things to do.
>>>> **Christine Rondeau
>>>> Bluelime Media <http://www.bluelimemedia.com>
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