Field "Upstream Status" in patch headers

Anderson Lizardo lizardo at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Aug 20 09:10:34 PDT 2004


On Tuesday 17 August 2004 15:10, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
>     *  From Upstream
>       The patch is submitted upstream (not necessarily by you) and will
>       be available in a future release.

What about using "Accepted Upstream" instead of "From Upstream"? It describes 
better the status described here, IMHO. 

>     * Submitted Upstream
>       The patch has been submitted upstream (not necessarily by you) but
>       there is no word yet from the maintainers.
>     * Rejected Upstream
>       The patch was submitted upstream (not necessarily by you) but was
>       rejected by the maintainers.
>
> If someone other than you had submitted the patch upstream, please
> acknowledge the person in the Description section. Also, it is always
> useful to add an URI for the relevant discussion.

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