On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 2:13 AM, Thiago Farina <tfrans...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Felipe Contreras
> <felipe.contre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Deniz Türkoglu <de...@spotify.com> wrote:
>>> This is my first mail to the git mailing list. I have been following
>>> the list for some time now and I would like to suggest moving the
>>> reviews out of the mailing list, for example to a gerrit instance, I
>>> believe it would improve the commits and the mailing list. I have a
>>> filter on 'PATCH', but I feel I miss some of the discussion, and
>>> things that I would be interested in.
>>> I have spoken to Shawn Pearce (gerrit project lead, google) and he
>>> said he is OK with hosting the gerrit instance.
>>> I would like to hear your thoughts on this.
>> Personally I think reviews on the mailing list is far superior than
>> any other review methods. I've even blogged about it and all the
>> reasons[1]. Gerrit is better than bugzilla, but it still requires a
>> web browser, and logging in.
> Requiring a web browser is a huge requirement, ham?? How come that can
> be an impediment to move forward way of this awkward way of reviewing
> patches through email? Switching to Gerrit would mean everyone would
> be using the same tool instead of anyone using its own email client
> (gmail, mutt, thunderbird, whatever...) and having to figure out git
> format-patch, git send-email (--reply-to where?).
> There are a lot of issues of having to use email for reviewing patches
> that I think Gerrit is a superior alternative.
> And many people are arguing for it!
> Let's move on...

I'm just a user, I found this discussion intriguing and was wondering if
any of you have heard of patchwork server[1].  It is a patch aggregator
for mailing lists and provides a convenient bug tracker like web
interface without getting in the way of the workflow of reviewing
patches on the mailing list.  If you are interested the Org mode
community (an Emacs library) uses it.  You can take a look here:


I just thought this might be a nice middle ground for people.



[1] <http://jk.ozlabs.org/projects/patchwork/>


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