[openstack-dev] [All] tagged commit messages

Angus Salkeld asalkeld at redhat.com
Tue Dec 31 00:49:35 UTC 2013

On 30/12/13 13:44 -0600, Kevin L. Mitchell wrote:
>On Mon, 2013-12-30 at 11:04 +0100, Flavio Percoco wrote:
>> I like the idea of having custom tags. I'm a bit concerned about the
>> implications this might have with cross-project collaborations. I
>> mean, people contributing to more projects will have to be aware of
>> the many possible differences in this area.
>> That being said, I can think of some cases where we this could be
>> useful for other projects. However, I'd encourage to keep common tags
>> documented somewhere, perhaps this common tags shouldn't be part of
>> the `Tags:` 'field', which you already mentioned above.
>If I may be allowed a tangent—should a mechanism external to the commit
>message be allowed for attaching a tag to a review?  Consider the recent
>ext3/ext4 change: a reviewer could browse that and say, "This should
>have a DeploymentImpact tag."  With the tags as so far described in this
>thread, that has to be something added by the submitter (or a new
>version of the patch uploaded by a reviewer).  Can we create a mechanism
>that would allow a reviewer to attach such a tag without having to
>modify any part of the review?  Can the mechanism allow such an
>attachment even if the review has already been merged?


>Just something to think about :)
>Kevin L. Mitchell <kevin.mitchell at rackspace.com>
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