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Re: Experimental branches

On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 9:38 AM, Cary Coutant <> wrote:
>> I'd like thirdparty branches to be under a certain namespace,
>> so as to be able to disable a number of features for all third-party
>> branches, on of them being email notifications, bugzilla, and IRC
>> notifications.
>> So, what do people think of using "topic/<username>/"?
> Sounds good to me. At the risk of bikeshedding, "topic" sounds too
> general to me -- how about "com" for company-sponsored branches (e.g.,
> com/google/...") and "user" for individuals (e.g.,
> "user/ccoutant/...")? Or "experimental"? But I'm OK with whatever you
> decide.

I like "user" or "users".

> That ship may already have sailed, though -- there are already quite a
> few personal branches, some "<username>[-_]<topic>[-_]branch", some
> "<username>/<topic>". Would it be easier to whitelist a few patterns
> for branches that you *do* want those notifications for?

We can rename a branch with:

# git branch -m hjl/pr17729 user/hjl/pr17729
# git push origin :hjl/pr17729
# git push -u origin user/hjl/pr17729


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