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Re: [Feature request] gitlog-to-changelog: don't cluster multiple Change

From: Stefano Lattarini
Subject: Re: [Feature request] gitlog-to-changelog: don't cluster multiple ChangeLog entries under the same "date line"
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 17:09:53 +0100
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On 12/23/2011 04:11 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Stefano Lattarini wrote:
>> I hope the above argument will make you reconsider this position;
>> ...
> Position?  I had not taken a position.  Any feature request should be
> accompanied by justification.  The questions above were simply my attempt
> to elicit that justification.
My misunderstanding then; sorry.

> Your explanation makes sense.
Good :-)

> However, I would prefer an adaptive/hybrid solution: if a commit log
> is composed of two or more paragraphs, keep it in a separate block.
> Otherwise, merge entries that would otherwise have a date--name--email
> header identical to the preceding one.
That's fine by me, as long as I can also instruct gitlog-to-changelog to
unconditionally keep separate commit messages (also if just one paragraph
lond) in separate blocks.  You know, "give the user enough rope" etc etc.


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