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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Changelog and branches

From: David Allouche
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Changelog and branches
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 09:20:35 +0100
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On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 08:49:43AM -0800, Tom Lord wrote:
>     > From: Jason McCarty <address@hidden>
>     > Samium Gromoff wrote:
>     > > As somebody who gets to parse tla`s output i wholeheartedly support 
> your
>     > > resistance to uglification of supposedly machine-parsable data.
>     > I believe the discussion was about shortening the automatically-
>     > generated intended-for-human-consumption changelogs, not the patchlogs
>     > arch needs to make use of. 
> Changelogs are designed for both human consumption and machine
> parsing.  For example, you can turn a changelog into a "hypertext"
> document.

As Samium, I do not feel concerned about changing the Changelog format
in any way.

My initial posting was indeed caused by a confusion between "changelog"
and "collection of patchlogs", and actually I also had to hunt for
incorrect uses of "changeset" instead of "patchlog"... Apologies for the
noise, I'll try to be more careful in the future.

                                                            -- ddaa

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