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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 13:23:22 -0800
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>>>>> Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> writes:

> On 03/08/2016 10:56 PM, David Caldwell wrote:
>> Since notes seem like a no-go, what about taking the same approach but
>> using an empty commit to do it (`git commit --allow-empty`)? That way it
>> gets pushed and merged between branches just like normal.

> How would such commit indicate a relation to an existing commit? And after
> making it, you can't easily edit the result, you can only redo it fully.

What if we had a ADDENDUM file with the following contents:


Then we could teach vc-region-history and the ChangeLog generator to pay
attention to it.

John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
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