[PATCH v3 2/7] models: Add 'Series' model and related models

Andrew Donnellan andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com
Fri Sep 16 20:49:03 AEST 2016

On 16/09/16 15:10, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> OK, so I've been thinking about this and having some chats around the
> office.
> One of the things that keeps coming up in discussions about series
> support is "What do we call a series?". Currently we look at the cover
> letter, if present, and then there's been quite a bit of debate about
> what to do if a cover letter is not present.
> Personally, I've been thinking about how I remember people talking about
> series. I remember saying things like "Bob's hotplug series", "Jane's
> Radix MMU series", "Daniel's sparse patch series" or "Ben's PCI
> cleanups".
> I'd quite like patchwork to be able to represent patch series in a way
> that matches as naturally as possible with how the humans who use
> Patchwork perceive them.
> As such, I'd like it if we could name series. And I'd like at least
> maintainers, or perhaps series authors, etc. to be able to give series
> names in patchwork. I don't really mind whether this attaches to a
> Series or to a SeriesRevision.
> I realise this makes the models a bit more heavy-weight.
> Thoughts?

I like this idea quite a lot.

Andrew Donnellan              OzLabs, ADL Canberra
andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com  IBM Australia Limited

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