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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2016 18:58:56 +0200

> From: John Wiegley <address@hidden>
> Cc: Mathieu Lirzin <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:33:38 -0800
> >>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > So removing ChangeLog files will be a bad blow to our ability to easily and
> > conveniently research the past, something that is extremely important in a
> > project with such a rich history, where it's all too easy to reintroduce a
> > bug if you don't look hard enough at the history of some code fragment.
> Since you are a primary contributor, Eli, your opinion on this does count very
> much. If you genuinely think that ChangeLogs makes your life easier, then
> maybe we should just table this discussion for another few years.


But the discussion is not the main issue.  We should actually go back
to having an actively maintained ChangeLog file in the repository,
something we stopped doing a year ago.  If there's agreement to that,
I rest my case.

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