On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:09:45AM -0500, James Westby wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 08:39 +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> > also sprach Guido Günther <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008.11.08.1419 +0100]:
> > > Does this look like a worthwhile extension to the current changelog
> > > format? For me it makes reviewing changes a lot easier.
> > 
> > I think this is very important to have, but why put them at the
> > front? Changelogs are for consumption by humans and machines, and
> > humans have it easier if they can just start reading on the left
> > side and get the information they want. Machines don't really care
> > very much.
> > 
> > So, similar to how we close bugs, how about
> > 
> >   * fixed segfault during daemon startup (Closes: #7005180) [fed3f3d]
> > 
> > instead?
> 
> You mean 
> 
>    [fc5473a06be960382582ddbfb40e2a5f824be122]
> 
> don't you?
> 
> I don't think we need a VCS identifier there. I don't see why anyone
> would specify a bzr revision id in a git package.
> 
> How would this differ from using annotate on the changelog? Do some
> people write the changelog at the end?

Yes.  My changelog is generated from the commit log and is only present
in the final integration branch.

-- 
James
GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>

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