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[rfc] allow code reviews with no branch attached
This may seem like a kind of strange idea so I thought I'd float it
here first rather than just opening a bug. Maybe some variation on
this is more appropriate.
I'd like to be able to create a merge proposal object that has no
branch attached. Why would I want such a strange thing? Well, for
instance because sometimes people attach patches to bugs (or eg put
them in a pastebin or mail message) that want to be merged back in.
Obviously I could turn that patch into a proper branch, and will
eventually, but that can take some time, if eg the patch conflicts.
What I really want is to just capture the fact that some work needs to
be done to merge the thing and to kick off the review process.
I guess in practice this would be hard or infeasible because MPs are
named by the source (??) branch, so you can't really have one without