Re: Why have a ChangeLog file if you already have commit messages?

On 9/18/07, Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com> wrote:
> People are lazy by default, and the lure of
>    svn commit -m "quick fix"
> is just too big (replace svn with your favorite tool; it happens for all
> of them).

That is simply not true. Checkout KDE
(, Python
( or SDL
( just to take three
random projects that uses Subversion without ChangeLogs. They all have
excellent and detailed commit messages that explain *why* something is

There is no rational reason why GNOME would need both ChangeLog and svn log.

mvh Björn

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