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Re: CHANGES - Misc. stuff

From: Jostein Chr. Andersen <jostein_at_josander.net>
Date: 2004-01-16 19:19:05 CET

On Friday 16 January 2004 17.11, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Jostein Chr. Andersen" <jostein@josander.net> writes:
...
> > *The RM (or another person who can write to the CHANGES file) adds
> > items there when he/she/it :-) have time during the time between
> > the releases. This may have issues because the items added first
> > may not be important in the big picture when the release time
> > comes.
...
> Why not do #2, and then do a sweep over the whole file right before
> release? Then you can move or remove less important items, adjust the
> overview, etc, yet people will still have had time to review for
> accuracy and general inclusiveness.

What I'm a little bit afraid of here is the danger of bureaucracy, but
maybe that's an exaggeration.

How about practicing #2 this way:
Every "important" item - not every item, are added to the CHANGES file
(the committer of an item can this).
Then the day before release (or something) a draft for the new CHANGES
file are announched on the dev list.

?

J.

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