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Merge Request Coach

The main goal of a Merge Request Coach is to help merge requests from the community get merged into GitLab.


Responding to merge requests

With each merge request opened by a wider community member, it's important to note GitLab is not their main focus. They have contributed to GitLab out of kindness, and we should aim to give them the space they need to fulfill their merge request.

After a merge request from a wider community member has been submitted and you have provided feedback, allow a period of up to two weeks for the community member to continue their work before following up with the community member through a comment in the merge request.

More information on Merge Request Coach is available in the handbook.