On 21/09/14 02:12, David Prévot wrote:
> As can be seen in /usr/share/doc/xul-ext-password-editor/changelog.gz,
> the output is terrible: lists are not honored, and limited to the first
> page available on the website.

How do you suggest lists to be "honoured"? One way could be to put it through 
pandoc or something, which IIRC can convent simple HTML to markdown or rst. 
However I'm not sure how complex AMO changelogs can get, if pandoc supports 
everything, and how good it might look in all cases. It would also add a 
non-trivial dependency to this package. So that's why I chose to leave it as it 

The two-pages thing is going to be a bit awkward to solve. We use the rss 
format, because it's easy to parse and less likely to change structure 
(compared to the html format), but I can't figure out how to get AMO to give us 
page 2 in this format.

For example, the source of 

    <link  rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml"

But this URL doesn't work and seems like an oversight on part of the original 
web developer.

I also tried 
 but this just gives me page 1.

> Furthermore, the manpage advises to use debian/changelog.upstream, maybe
> using the already documented (in uscan(1) and DEP-12) debian/upstream
> directory would be interesting, and installing debian/upstream/changelog
> without the need of writing an override_dh_installchangelogs target
> would be worth it (feel free to upstream this last request directly into
> debhelper if it makes sense).                            

This could be interesting, yes. We should add this to DEP-12 though.


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