Comment Count per Pr

Comment count per PR

This is an average of number of comments divided by number of PRs reviewed.

Comment count per PR

Computation of the metric

  • The metric is computed based on the comments made for a pull request (both open and merged PRs).
  • Git/VCS tools provide the data used to analyze comments made.

Dashboards where this metric is used

  1. Review Collaboration

Use cases of this metric

  1. Use this metric to understand the comment volume on PRs; a high volume of comments could indicate
  • New dev needing hand holding
  • Lack of proper understanding of the requirement on the part of the submitter or the reviewer
  1. High comments could be leading to higher review times & therefore higher cycle times.