Suggested specification to changelog guidelines
On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 22:49 -0500, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 02, 2010 at 05:06:18PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> > Jussi Lehtola <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > I'd like to suggest
> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackagingDrafts/ChangelogStyles
> > > for discussion.
> > Not a good idea. Different people do this differently, and
> > since some of those people are doing bulk rebuilds, there's no
> > way to guarantee that exactly the same format will be followed
> > in all the historical entries in a changelog. Or do you envision
> > that people will actually retroactively change old log entries
> > to match their preferred format? Now *that* would be a bad idea.
> I pretty much agree with Tom's arguments here. Jussi, if you want to put
> this up for a vote you can but I don't think it would pass without showing:
> 1) what the benefits are
> 2) how to address Tom's concerns about old log entries, multiple
> maintainers, etc.
Yes, I'm pulling this one out.
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