Re: RFC round 5: DEP-3: Patch Tagging Guidelines
On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 07:48:18PM +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 09, 2009 at 08:50:34AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> > Seems to me that we have a widely used convention (which might
> > not be universal) that will meet our needs, and at least seems
> > compatible with a lot of software under distributed version control. I
> > think it well behooves us to re-use this, rather than go off an
> > reinvent the wheel ourselves and be incompatible with _everything_ else
> > out there.
> FWIW, for having discussed it with Raphael on #-qa, he seems pretty much
> convinced my proposal to make DEP3 compatible with git-format-patch is
> going in the good direction.
> He's annoyed I sent that mail so late (and FWIW sorry but I hadn't the
> time to do it before, and when I had time in august I hadn't
> connectivity.. but whatever) but I think the proposal will be amended so
> that we're compatible.
Interestingly, using git format-patch format had been suggested back
in june and july, with more opposition...