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On 08/03/2011 07:30 PM, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 03-08-2011 19:16:15 +0100, Markos Chandras wrote:
>>> I listed the questions I think are relevant at the bottom of my
>>> mail. I feel you forgot the most important one: should ChangeLogs
>>> be auto-generated at all?. Only if yes,
>> I am a bit confused. I though that the previous council had
>> already approved the automated changelog generation
> The above link references the original thread on auto-generation of
> ChangeLogs, but it doesn't decide on anything at all about it. The
> discussion was mainly focussed on policies and temporary
> The topic as it is presented in the original thread is about what
> choices to make when generating, which greatly influences the efforts
> it needs to be implemented.
What I meant was that the previous council already approved
auto-generation as a concept without providing a permanent solution.
Therefore, your implicit question "should ChangeLogs be auto-generated
at all?" confused me.
> I hope it will allow us to perhaps even start auto-generating
> ChangeLogs today, that is, right now, and not just only when we
> switch to the next VCS.
Agreed. It is completely unacceptable to postpone this even further
until git arrives in 20XX ( 12<XX<99 )
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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