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Re: ChangeLogs in the elpa branch

From: Dave Abrahams
Subject: Re: ChangeLogs in the elpa branch
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 07:46:31 -0400
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on Mon Sep 26 2011, Julien Danjou <julien-AT-danjou.info> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 26 2011, Michael Albinus wrote:
>> | revno: 131
>> | committer: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
>> | branch nick: elpa
>> | timestamp: Sun 2011-09-25 21:33:06 -0400
>> | message:
>> |   Remove ChangeLogs; use "bzr log" instead
>> Is this necessary? I find the ChangeLogs helpful, especially for the
>> debbugs package which is still actively developped.
> FTR, I don't know if it's necessary, but Changelogs are just duplication
> of information, so I'm on Stefan side on this one. :)

ChangeLogs that are just duplication of information are useless, but not
all ChangeLogs are like that.  Some maintainers use ChangeLogs to
highlight out the changes that they think are relevant to their users.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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