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Re: Script to generate ChangeLogs automatically

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Script to generate ChangeLogs automatically
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 19:33:20 -0500

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  > > Git still isn't a requirement to be able to contribute to glibc or the
  > > rest of the GNU project, you can pull the e.g. tarball, make a patch,
  > > and send it to libc-alpha.  The change might be applicable to master,
  > > it might not, but that is the same situation if you checked out a copy
  > > of the glibc from a year back.

  > You can do that, but if you want the patch to go on master it's making 
  > things harder for yourself if you work only from the tarball.

That might be true, but it is not pertinent.  You've changed the

The pertinent point is that users do not HAVE TO be git experts to
work on glibc, much less on GNU packages in general.  Whether they
might find some advantage in becoming git experts is beside the point.

You're using arguments with gaps in them, and disregarding the reasons
on the other side.  Arguments like that are not ratinal.  Furthermore,
you are trying to reopen a decision I've already made.

Please accept my decision: the GNU Project welcomes the use of git,
but also respects contributors that don't want to use git.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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