Code review by email and simpler bug page UI - Launchpad 1.2.6
The Launchpad team is proud to announce the 1st July 2008 release of
New features in this release include:
* two great improvements to code review, including an email interface
* a new interface for bugs, translations and distribution pages
* and more control code imports!
Read on for more about what's new and how it affects you.
Code review by email
Launchpad's new code review system gives you a public place to discuss
and vote on proposed code mergers. What's more, you can easily access
the discussion directly from both the target and source branch.
This month, we've added an email interface to make it easier to fit
Launchpad-based code review into your workflow.
Aaron Bentley, who's been working on the feature, explains:
Code review by email makes each merge proposal into a mini-mailing
list. People can participate fully in code review whether they prefer
to do it using web or email.
Taking part in a code review by email is very much like using the
Launchpad bug tracker's email interface. There's more in our blog
More control over code imports
Launchpad's code imports give you all the benefits of Bazaar's
distributed version control for code that's stored in CVS and
Now you can get far more detail on the progress of individual code
imports direct on that import's overview page. You can also see when
the next import is due and, if that's not soon enough, request one
take place straight away.