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From Felix Schumacher <felix.schumac...@internetallee.de>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Private branches in the official Tomcat git repository
Date Sat, 12 Oct 2019 19:01:22 GMT

Am 11.10.19 um 16:43 schrieb Rémy Maucherat:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM Michael Osipov <michaelo@apache.org
> <mailto:michaelo@apache.org>> wrote:
>
>     Am 2019-10-11 um 16:20 schrieb Rémy Maucherat:
>     > Hi,
>     >
>     > This vote is to regulate the use of branches in the official Tomcat
>     > repository beyond branches that are approved by the community
>     such as 8.5.x
>     > and 7.0.x. It is possible to do development in private branches
>     directly in
>     > the official Tomcat repository, as an alternative to using forks
>     and pull
>     > requests.
>     >
>     > Should private branches be allowed in the official Tomcat git
>     repository ?
>     > [ ] Yes
>     > [ ] No
>
>     I don't like the term 'private' because everytihing I add to the
>     canonical repo is intended to merged into upstream sooner or later.
>     Purely private stuff must be in a fork anyway.
>
>     Please redefine.
>
>
> Well, it's already in the text of the vote ("This vote is to regulate
> the use of branches in the official Tomcat repository beyond branches
> that are approved by the community such as 8.5.x and 7.0.x"): Private
> branches are defined here as any branches whose creation is not
> approved and voted on by the community.
>
> = I feel like creating branch "remm", is it allowed ?
> So I say no, because this is the Tomcat repo, not remm's repo, even
> though commits could possibly be interesting this is a bit too much.

In that sense, I would say "no", too. There is no need for a private
only branch with git.

For feature branches - which I understand are out of scope for this - I
would be tending towards a "yes".

Felix

>
> Rémy
>  
>
>
>     In that case as depicted by me:
>     Yes!
>

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