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Re: Removing ChangeLog [Was Re: 2.26 hard freeze status]
On Thursday 03 August 2017 11:49 AM, Rical Jasan wrote:
> I've been (re-)reading some of the arguments for it on bug-standards, to
> try and appreciate the viewpoint, and it seems to be a feeling that the
> ChangeLog is a consistent -- and persistent, when distributed with
> release tarballs (which may be even more to the point) -- record, unlike
> the VCS du jour. Joseph may be able to provide better insight, though;
> I'm not sure I've fully grasped all the subtleties of every concerned
> party's arguments. Only a handful have weighed in on the discussion
> thus far.
I personally don't see the consistency, persistence of the ChangeLog
format over the combination of plain English and code whose language I
am more familiar with than the ChangeLog format.
I guess it really boils down to a personal preference, so deciding on
this is going to be quite difficult in a consensus driven community like