On 10 August 2016 at 02:55, Josh Triplett <j...@joshtriplett.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 09, 2016 at 06:28:00PM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
>> Some of these problems I hope public-inbox (or something like
>> it) can fix and turn the tide towards email, again.
> This really seems like the dichotomy that drives people towards central
> services like GitHub or GitLab.  We need an alternative that doesn't
> involve email, or at the very least, doesn't require people to use email
> directly.  Half of the pain in the process comes from coaxing email
> clients that don't treat mail text as sacrosanct to leave it alone and
> not mangle it.  (Some of that would go away if we accepted attachments
> with inline disposition, but not all of it.  All of it would go away if
> the submission process just involved "git push" to an appropriate
> location.)

But submission is less important than review. And for review it is
usually better (except gigantic series) to have patch text for review
with the review. And threading. And (meta)-versioning of series.
And place for proof-of-concept / weather-balon patches...

Jakub Narebski
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