Stephan Richter wrote at 2007-8-20 20:22 -0400:
>On Saturday 18 August 2007 17:03, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> * Please also don't forget to add a changelog entry in README.txt,
>> especially if you're adding features. If there's no README.txt yet, this
>> is a good time to give it one. It should start out with a simple
>> paragraph and have at least one section called "Changes". You could then
>> use its contents as the long_description in setup.py. Other packages
>> (e.g. zope.proxy or zope.publisher) can serve as examples.
>Why do the changes have to be part of the README file? That seems no good. I
>think a separate file is much better.
When I read announcements, they usually report about relevant changes --
such that I can decide whether an upgrade offsets the effort and
the risk of incompatibilities.
The package information on Pypi may well have an announcement character...
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