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From Robert Burrell Donkin <>
Subject Re: How about a new branch for the legal changes? (was Re: A systematic approach to IP review?)
Date Fri, 14 Oct 2011 07:46:35 GMT
On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 9:29 PM, Pedro Giffuni <> wrote:
> --- On Thu, 10/13/11, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>> I recommend separating review from (automated) execution.
>> If this is done, a branch shouldn't be necessary...
> Uhm.. can you elaborate a bit more?

For projects of this scale, some level of automated help is typically needed.

> A branch would save us from having say... 1000 commits with
> header changes in the history.

Apache uses version control as the canonical record. It's therefore
essential to know why a header was changed and by whom.


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