I would generalize Stephen's idea and just call it general support for
distributed vcs workflow since RB isn't really built around that model
and we're kind of stuffing it in after the fact.

I'd also love to see performance improvements. I haven't done any real
comparisons, but Rietveld and Gerrit just seem much more lightweight
and snappy.


On Mar 9, 10:03 pm, Stephen Gallagher <step...@gallagherhome.com>
> It was discussed in another thread, but I think it would be great to improve
> the git support by handling patch-sets in post-review.
> The idea would be to support the following workflow:
> Create a branch based on the upstream master (the repository that RB is
> storing).
> Apply several patches on that branch, each dependent on the others.
> post-review should be capable of automatically generating a review (using
> --guess-summary and --guess-description) for every patch since the
> divergence from upstream, properly handling the linking to a parent diff.
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > We've signed up again this year to take part in Google's Summer of Code.
> > We're still awaiting acceptance, but want to brainstorm some ideas that
> > students can work on.
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> > last year and received some awesome features (some of which are going in to
> > 1.5, some of which are going into 1.6).
> > We're hoping for 3 or 4 students this year. We have a list of ideas (
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