>From the new format, I like the shorter bug URL and the angle brackets, but I 
>don't care much either way about putting the bug URL and title on the same 
>line.

One downside though is that, if you're composing a ChangeLog more manually, 
it's more awkward to construct the new-style URL since you can't just copy from 
the URL field.

 - Maciej

On Aug 21, 2013, at 2:25 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rn...@webkit.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have noticed that the change log format has recently been changed.  
> Unfortunately, this didn't work well with all webkitpy tools we have, and has 
> been rolled out in http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/154406.
> 
> I kindly ask you to manually edit your patch to use the old format before 
> landing your patch for now.
> 
> To clarify, the old multi-line format looks like:
> 
> 2013-08-13  Ryosuke Niwa  <rn...@webkit.org>
> 
>         REGRESSION(r150187): Safari fails to render allrecipe.com comment 
> popups
>         https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=119780
> 
>         Reviewed by Benjamin Poulain.
> 
> while new single-line format looked like:
> 
> 2013-08-18  Ryosuke Niwa  <rn...@webkit.org>
> 
>         <https://webkit.org/b/119917> Pasting multiple lines into a textarea 
> can introduce extra new lines
> 
>         Reviewed by Darin Adler.
> 
> Separately, I'd like to know whether people liked the new format and it's 
> worth my time making webkitpy adopt the new format.
> 
> I personally didn't like the new single-line format because it made the first 
> line of each change log too long.  I'm also not a big fun of wrapping URLs in 
> angle brackets.  It's also unclear to me what should happen when there are 
> multiple Bugzilla URLs to list.
> 
> But I hear the new format made git log --oneline much more readable so I can 
> be convinced although I don't intend to use git for WebKit development in the 
> foreseeable future myself.
> 
> - R. Niwa
> 
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