Re: Using more verbose ChangeLog format for GLib and GTK+

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 7:41 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 10:33 +0000, Martyn Russell wrote:
>  >
>  > Behdad, if you used my maintainer script, you wouldn't have to copy
>  > those bugs from the ChangeLog into the NEWS file either, the script
>  > can
>  > do that for you also. It gets the description of the bug from Bugzilla
>  > so there is no need to include it in the ChangeLog either, you can
>  > instead have your own description of what you changed. Often I find
>  > bug
>  > titles aren't exactly that informative compared to the ChangeLog too.
>  Sure.  That means I fix the bug title first.  We all have our own
>  scripts...  The fact is still there that the proposal makes ChangeLog
>  more readable.

I don't see any big readability change in either way. Since I am the
one who mostly does the excerpting from GLib and GTK+ changelogs, let
me state here that it doesn't make a big difference to me how you
format your log entry, as long as
the bug number and the name of the contributor are clearly identifyable.

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