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Re: [Nano-devel] have release changes in changelog.gz and NEWS.gz for in

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] have release changes in changelog.gz and NEWS.gz for incompatible changes or NEW far-reaching features/implicatons.
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:24:29 +0100

On Mon, Jan 2, 2017, at 23:54, shirish शिरीष wrote:
> On 02/01/2017, Benno Schulenberg <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Of the last four versions of nano, what would you have liked to
> > see in the NEWS file?

You did not answer the question.  Hrrm!

> While what you have shared is true and that works if you are using git
> as you have shared, but when it gets packaged by Debian it isn't as
> straightforward as that.

Then go complain to Debian.

> [Lots of irrelevant stuff.  Snipped.]
> Simply put, if you are going to put everything in NEWS.gz

But no!  Not _everything_ is in NEWS!  NEWS just mentions the
most important points.

> then I would
> suggest simply migrate everything from changelog.gz to NEWS.gz

Are you mad?!

> as
> there is no purpose served by having a changelog which doesn't serve
> any changes anymore.

Well, how about the attached file?  Does that suit your needs?
(NEWS will continue as it is: a very condensed summary.)

> [More irrelevant stuff.  Snipped too.]
> I hope have made it more clear.

It was already clear to me what you wanted the first time.
The answer is no.


-- - Same, same, but different...

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