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Re: 1.4.0 CHANGES - or: how to spend a weekend...

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-05-18 18:37:38 CEST

On 5/18/06, Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@reloco.com.ar> wrote:
> > Someone needs to go through the logs between 1.3.0 was branched and
> > HEAD, document most changes, except those that were backported to
> > 1.3.x and those which weren't backported to 1.4.x. This will take
> > some hours. Any takers? sussman?
> >
> Sorry to interrupt but... wouldn't it be better to write this document
> side by side with the changes? This is what I see it's being don in gcc
> (see http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.2/changes.html). When important things get
> done, this document would be updated. It's nicer to users and it helps
> to have a clear view of which things have been done of the current
> release. Just an idea.

The reason we don't do it that way is because the CHANGES file is more
coherent if written by a single author, working at a single level of
'filtering'. (The gcc file you link to is extremely general, by the
way. We operate at a lowel level of detail.)

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