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Re: Rant about ChangeLog entries and commit messages
On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 21:36 +0100, Eric Botcazou wrote:
> > I'd go even further, and say if the GNU coding standards say we
> > shouldn't be putting descriptions of why we are changing things in the
> > ChangeLog, than they should be changed and should be ignored on this
> > point until they do. Pointing to them as the if they are The One True
> > Way seems very suspect to me. After all, how else would they ever
> > improve if nobody tries anything different?
> The people who wrote them presumably thought about these issues, too.
Unfortunately they didn't document the "why" just the "what"!