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notifications from a bot caused by a bot making a comment are not shown in search bot:true #1971
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When I click on "Bots" I was expecting to see "Search notifications generated by GitHub apps or bot users (name ends in '-bot')" as described in the help. e.g. the lock bot is the one that makes the new comment in the thread, and thus the lock bot is the "cause of the notification".
But actually I only see notifications for issues/PRs that were created (are owned by?) by a bot - e.g. dependabot.
I have not looked at the API data available, but hopefully for comment notifications the name of the user/bot that made the comment is accessible somewhere. Then that can be used in the code that selects "notifications by a bot".
@phil-davis this would be great to have, but also very tricky because that information isn't easily available via the GitHub API, so we'd have to try and reconstruct a full timeline of events for each notification and look at what possibly could have caused that notification to be sent.
In the short term, you can filter notifications by locked which might help: https://octobox.io/?q=inbox%3Atrue+locked%3Atrue+