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Peter Crowther wrote: > Example: the Bodington project. Several institutions develop on Bod, > often funded by research grants. The developers don't necessarily have > commit privileges to HEAD, as policy requires that the code is tested > before being merged and that's done by a separate merge team. > Typically, a branch is created for each project, appropriate developers > are granted commit access, and then it's tested and potentially merged > in when they declare it's complete. > That's just calling HEAD the testing branch... I would assume these projects don't interact so they're just using a variation on standard promotion. At no point would the developers have a need to merge *from* HEAD (testing) in that scenario. Tony