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Re: svn commit: r1869945 - /subversion/site/staging/docs/release-notes/1.14.html

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 16:54:36 +0000

Nathan Hartman wrote on Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:46 +00:00:
> The only problem with this idea is that the link won't take the reader
> directly to the information about Python. INSTALL contains a lot of
> other information to wade through.

https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/subversion/tags/1.13.0/INSTALL?revision=1868915&view=markup#l142

> Also, INSTALL is aimed at people building or packaging Subversion
> whereas the release notes are for everyone, including users who just
> want to know what's new in the latest version.

That's true, but it's not an argument against including by reference
a specific paragraph of INSTALL into the release notes.

> My original purpose in mentioning that Python is optional was to help
> avoid confusion. We can't assume that whoever reads the release notes
> knows that Subversion isn't implemented in Python and that this change
> only affects certain use cases.

+1

> I'd rather leave the information in the release notes, but put it in a
> normal section and leave just a short sentence in a yellow note box.
>
> Does that make sense?

Yes. Feel free to implement the change in whatever way you think best;
it's your call.

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2019-11-19 17:55:09 CET

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