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Re: GNU ChangeLog Format: <> or []?

From: Chris Marusich
Subject: Re: GNU ChangeLog Format: <> or []?
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 21:34:25 -0700
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Square brackets are used for conditionals, but I also use them for
> nested entities.  I’m pretty sure I didn’t make it up, but I don’t know
> where I took it from!

I didn't realize that.  It makes sense, though!  Is using it for nested
entities a common GNU ChangeLog idiom?  If so, I wonder if it's worth
adding it to the GNU Standards document.

> Anyway, I personally don’t mind seeing one style or the other—either
> way it conveys the changes quite well IMO.

Thank you for clarifying this.


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