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Re: old ChangeLog files

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: old ChangeLog files
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:18:52 +0300

> From: "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 09:30:49 -0500
> Ideally this should also be merged into `ChangeLog' itself, but
> CVS performs poorly with large locally-modified files, so
> it's more convenient to keep a "small" ChangeLog file and move
> older stuff into ChangeLog.old.
> What do people think ?

It sounds like a good idea, but won't that cause ChangeLog.old to
grow indefinitely (assuming that Emacs is going to be maintained for
many years to come ;-)?

If the file becomes too large, it might become difficult to browse it
with e.g. Less or even Emacs itself.

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