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Re: lib/ should have its own ChangeLog

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: lib/ should have its own ChangeLog
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:09:15 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> detailed descriptions of the changeset are supposed to be part of the
>> commit log messages.  ChangeLog entries can just state what was
>> changed;

> This seems to imply that ChangeLog entries are short and commit
> logs are long.  But in practice the reverse is common, with the detailed
> description is in the ChangeLog, and the commit log being a brief
> summary.  I'm used to this tradition and don't see why it should
> (ahem) change.

Actually, the ChangeLog should contain the exact same text as the commit
message, so we can eventually auto-generate the ChangeLog(s).


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