[webkit-dev] Tagging bug names with a platform name: limit to platform-specific patches

Kenneth Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at openbossa.org
Wed Jan 20 23:44:17 PST 2010

Sounds like a good idea, I'm all for it.


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:

> Hi folks.
> We’ve never formalized this, but I believe that patches tagged with a
> particular platform name such as
>     [Qt] Add new API for fluffy bunnies
> should be limited to one particular platform’s code. If the patch changes
> more than a trivial bit of platform-independent code, even if the change is
> only for the benefit of a signle platform, I suggest we not use the platform
> name prefix.
>    -- Darin
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
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Qt Labs Americas, Nokia Technology Institute, INdT
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