Agreed on both parts.

There's a bit more that Review Board does than Gerrit and Rietveld under the
hood, but we should certainly strive to make things faster. Is there a
specific area where Review Board feels slower to you?

Christian

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On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Dan Savilonis <d...@n-cube.org> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Dan
>
> On Mar 9, 10:03 pm, Stephen Gallagher <step...@gallagherhome.com>
> wrote:
> > 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.
> >
> > > First of all, for those who aren't familiar with this, Google Summer of
> > > Code is a yearly program from Google where students from around the
> world
> > > are paid to work on open source projects. We participated as an
> organization
> > > 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 (
> > >http://www.reviewboard.org/wiki/Summer_of_Code_Ideas/) that we'd like
> > > feedback on. If you have something you think would be generally useful
> to
> > > Review Board users that you'd like to see on this list and think would
> be a
> > > good project, please tell us!
> >
> > > Also, if you're someone with a fair amount of experience with the
> Review
> > > Board codebase, let us know if you'd be interested in helping mentor a
> > > student this year. It's purely volunteer work, and can be
> time-consuming,
> > > but it's also an excellent way to help out the project and get some
> cool new
> > > features in the codebase.
> >
> > > Christian
> >
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