On Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:15:49 AM UTC, Erik Bray wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 9:48 PM, Kwankyu Lee <ekwa...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote: 
> > 
> > 
> > On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 8:10:54 PM UTC+1, Dima Pasechnik wrote: 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 6:01:55 PM UTC, Volker Braun wrote: 
> >>> 
> >>> The whole point of NEWS would be to have coarser granularity than 
> >>> individual tickets. E.g. 7.4 -> 7.5 is over 300 tickets, and a 
> 300-item list 
> >>> is never a good answer to the question "whats new in this release". I 
> would 
> >>> envision a list of, say, 10-20 highlights to have associated news 
> fragments. 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> yes, right, so you'd tag these "interesting for NEWS" tickets on trac, 
> >> using some kind of trac plugin. 
> > 
> > 
> > I guess Volker's idea is that the author of the ticket decides if 
> his/her 
> > ticket is worth to be highlighted and provide a well-phrased blurb for 
> > general users. 
> Yes, I support this.  The idea is to have a high-level view that end 
> users can digest as to what changed as it impacts them.  This 
> certainly *should* include bug fixes, but we're talking especially 
> runtime bugs that are fixed from one release to another (as opposed to 
> bugs that only occur during development and which appear and are 
> subsequently fixed only during development).  Sometimes also build 
> bugs are worth reporting if, for example, building on a particular 
> platform is fixed between two releases.  And of course new features, 
> etc. 
> If you autogenerate such a list just from ticket summaries or worse, 
> from the git changelog, it's not very digestible in that way.  I'm 
> glad adding such a changelog is on the agenda. 

at least you're autogenerating from something that is visible and reviewed.
Reviewed these extra pieces, as Volker proposes, to be written is an extra 


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