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Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:55:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Christopher Schmidt <address@hidden> writes:

> David Engster <address@hidden> writes:
>> The most time consuming thing is fixing ChangeLogs (we don't have any
>> in CEDET and generate them from commit logs).
> I would like to suggest another change - how about removing ChangeLog
> files from the development repository.  I think these files are
> redundant to the commit log of the vc.
> Removing the files from the repository would clean diffs and reduce
> merge conflicts.  Considering distributed vc, a project's history cannot
> be thought of as to be list of consecutive increments.
> Distributions of Emacs could include ChangeLog files generated from the
> vc commit log, of course.
> Do I make sense? 


> Are there any drawbacks?
>         Christopher

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