Features for next release - and projected date?
- From: Peter Williams <peter newton cx>
- To: David Pickens <dpickens iaesthetic com>
- Cc: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Features for next release - and projected date?
- Date: Thu, 2 Dec 1999 21:46:59 -0500
On Thu, 02 Dec 1999 20:21:54 David Pickens wrote:
> First a quick question -- can someone give me a quick rundown on how to
> update the ChangeLog? When I try to edit it manually and commit it
> directly CVS dumps me into vi. When I use emacs C-x v-a it am able to
> edit the comments for changed files, but it still doesn't 'go through'. I
> don't mind using -m "message", but it might be helpful to leave a record
> in the ChangeLog.
The thing to know is the CVS ChangeLog, what it makes you type in vi or
specify with -m, is completely different than the ChangeLog file. ChangeLog
the file should be edited however you like (I use the Emacs way) and committed
like a regular file.
> Ok, more importantly:
> Should we come up with list of features we do and don't want to put into
> the next release?
All the things that you listed are good. I just, however, learned of the full
power of that bug-tracker thingie we've got.... check out:
The complete bug list
For how to close bugs, etc.
It seems we have our work cut out for us.... :-)
> I also don't want to rush anything out for an arbitrary deadline, but it
> might help to pick a proposed date and aim for that.
> Just to pick a point to start the discussion: How would 2 weeks be?
Sure, why not?
Peter Williams email@example.com
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