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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:36:38 +0300

> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 10:20:07 -0400
> Currently, I think ChangeLogs are a barrier to contribution. The vast
> majority of other software projects don't use them.

We don't have ChangeLogs anymore.  So I'm not sure what is this about,
please clarify.

> So I would suggest moving to a pull request system, where code review
> from a second contributor is required to merge any non-trivial code
> (exceptions should be granted based on years contributing to Emacs).
> That also gives *everyone* the opportunity to comment on the code before
> it's merged, instead of post-facto. Clearly services such as Github and
> BitBucket and many others have been offering this functionality for a
> while with good results.

Everyone can comment on patches now, but almost no one does.  How can
we be sure this arrangement will work?  It could be a tremendous
impediment to development if everyone must wait for comments that
never come.

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