Proposal: Add review tags to patch review workflow.

Eli Zaretskii
Mon Oct 10 09:47:34 GMT 2022

> Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 11:27:03 +0200
> Cc:
> From: Bruno Larsen <>
> As Simon mentioned, there weren't big changes, but here's a quick cookbook:


> 1. If you have the authority to approve a patch and believe the patch 
> you are reviewing is ready to be merged, add the following line to your 
> e-mail (usually at the end): Approved-by: Your Name <>
> 2. If you don't have the authority to approve patches, or aren't 
> convinced that you know enough about the area of code to fully approve a 
> patch for merging, and haven't found any technical issues (i.e. 
> non-nitpicks) with the patch, add the following line to your e-mail: 
> Reviewed-by: Your Name <>
> 3. If you aren't sure of the quality of the technical changes, but you 
> have tested and verified that the patch does not add any regressions, 
> add the following line to your e-mail: Tested-by: Your Name 
> <>

I'm not clear what I should do when I approve just part of a patch.
It is frequently the case that a patch includes both code and
documentation, and I'm approving just the documentation part(s).  Is
that item 1 or item 2? or something else?

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