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Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Is it time to drop ChangeLogs?
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:15:10 +0200
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Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> writes:

Sorry, sent too early.

> But the real damage ChangeLogs cause is their formulaic, almost mechanic
> aspect: people write a lot of minutiae instead of writing a commit
> message intended to help the reader, the same way good code comments are
> written. It is true that some hackers write good commit messages *and*
> ChangeLogs, but I'm under the impression that most people just write the
> changelog and consider that their job is done (after all, current policy
> for commit messages is to write a summary line and the 

... Changelog just below.)

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