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Re: CHANGES - Misc. stuff

From: Jostein Chr. Andersen <jostein_at_josander.net>
Date: 2004-01-16 19:45:36 CET

On Friday 16 January 2004 18.29, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> "Jostein Chr. Andersen" <jostein@josander.net> writes:
> > 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).
> I think it's hard for the committers to exercise good decentralized
> judgement about what to include, or how to write it. (Also, we have
> so many things for committers to remember to do right now, I'm loathe
> to add another one.)

Well, you are probably right.

> What's the "danger of bureaucracy" you're worried about it?

Nits and debate and thoughts about spaces and other "unimportant" stuff.
I have a strong feeling that many people are eager to do or mean
something with CHANGES.
But as I said above: -It may be an exaggeration from me, and nothing to
worry about. My suggestions may even make some food for bureaucracy.

So just plain #2 then.


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