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Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files

From: Aidan Gauland
Subject: Re: Abolishing ChangeLog files
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:09:10 +1300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> Emacs ChangeLog files are not redundant with VC change records.
> We put different information in them.  At least, I do.
> In the ChangeLog files I put lists of functions changed and how.
> In the bzr log entry I explain the overall purpose of the change.

I put both in the ChangeLog entry and then copy it to the commit log.  I
think the ChangeLog format (file list and overall summary) is great, and
I think we should use it in the commit logs.  (GNU Guile does this.)


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