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Re: MH-E 7.4.4 checked in

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: MH-E 7.4.4 checked in
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 17:59:35 -0400
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On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 09:55:52PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> The problem is that all these files are mentioned in
> lisp/mh-e/ChangeLog, so it is very confusing not to find them, or have
> them in another directory.
> I understand the reason for having the same ChangeLog in Emacs that
> you have in your primary repository, but given that you already
> move/delete some of the files (as you explained above), perhaps
> editing ChangeLog that is checked into the Emacs CVS would not be such
> a bad idea.

Please, no, it's an extremely bad idea!  This sort of thing just make life
(very) painful for later merging.

People edit past history in ChangeLogs _way_ too much already.  Given that
Emacs hackers are really not going to concern themselves very much about any
file called "*-xemacs*", I think there's little harm in saying "ah well" in


In New York, most people don't have cars, so if you want to kill a person, you
have to take the subway to their house.  And sometimes on the way, the train
is delayed and you get impatient, so you have to kill someone on the subway.
  [George Carlin]

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