GIMP docs are most of the time out-of-sync. Possible workaround:
Currently, a changelog entry looks like this:
Author: Sven Neumann <s...@gimp.org>
Date: Tue Aug 4 23:20:49 2009 +0200
Change the default for the 'trust-dirty-flag' gimprc option back
It appears that there are good reasons why a user might want to
save a clean image, for example because the file has been deleted
or damaged. (cherry picked from commit
A) One puts section names like
in a separate paragraph inside the changelog entry. Whatever
follows this paragraph is considered to be worthy to be seen by users.
B) A script scans changelog, and extracts user-visible changes to
files (e.g., to
with appropriate dates.
C) Each documenation language has a Updated-up-to-this-date value
stored, and the corresponding release number (e.g., 2.8.12).
D1) English docs: each sect1 which is mentioned in changelog after
its "updated-up-to" date has the following link AUTOMATICALLY
added at the end:
Changes after 2.8.12
D2) Non-English docs do likewise, but have 2 links added:
Changes after 2.8.12 (English)
Changes after 2.8.12 (Google translated)
What do you think?
P.S. This may get clumsy if description of a commit is not easy to
P.P.S. This does not address where to store the file which is Google
translated (since it depends on the "updated-up-to" date, it
If one can pass URL#section through google translation, then
one could have an HTML file common for all languages...
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