GraveRobber is a small project which aims to help the SOCVR in monitoring questions that, via a
[cv-pls] request, have been closed or are still pending closure. The bot will post a message in the chatroom once a question has been edited above a specified "change %", that is, if a question is x% different to when it was closed, it will be reported.
What do the numbers mean?
GraveRobber compares the latest state (revision) of the question to when the revision at the time of when the
[cv-pls] request was issued for it. The numbers indicate various aspects of the changes made between those revisions.
Using the above example report:
45% changed: This is the overall change metric, how much rendered text has been modified.
Adjusted: 42%: Same as above, but returns a lower score for smaller posts below a set threshold. This number is used to determine whether a report should be posted.
Distance: 345: This is the raw edit distance returned from the Damerau-Levenshtein Distance function.
84% code: This measures how much of the edit affects code. In this case, 84% of the total characters changed by this edit were code characters.
(-4/+1): Is simply a break-down of the question's up- and down-votes.
1 Can only be seen by hovering over the "45%" link in the report.