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Re: ChangeLog to *VC-log*

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ChangeLog to *VC-log*
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:26:56 +0200

> From: Stephen Berman <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:01:00 +0100
> > No, _you_ should create a file at top level, and then everything will
> > continue working.  That's why the top-level file is called
> > ChangeLog.2: to keep it out of your way.
> But if Emacs can do that for me (and in so doing automatically comply
> with its commit message format specification), don't you agree that's
> more user-friendly?  Do you see a down side to having that automatism?

We are trying to bend features so that they do what we think we want
when we work on Emacs.  But Emacs is not only for working on Emacs,
and creating a top-level ChangeLog file is not necessarily TRT for all
those other projects.

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