Git Feature Branch Naming Policy

Torgny Nyblom kde at
Tue Apr 26 17:37:47 BST 2011

On Tuesday 26 April 2011 15.52.18 John Layt wrote:
> Hi,
> Did anything come out from discussions on feature branch naming in git? 
> With GSoC starting soon we'll be getting a lot of new feature branches and
> it would be nice if they were consistantly named to make them easy to find
> and manage.
> See
> ches for the original meeting notes.
> I'd prefer to see the gsoc branches under a common prefix in the main
> project repo rather than as personal branches or repos:
>   origin/gsoc2011/<subproject>/<branchname>

Why this long name with multiple namespaces, the branches should be deleted 
once merged so we won't have a collection of old soc branches around for long?


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