Accepted: ubuntu-dev-tools 0.33 (source)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Jul 19 13:45:15 BST 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:18:22PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Scott Kitterman [2008-07-18 16:12 -0400]:
> > I'm quite suprised to find this point controversial.
> Actually, me too, just for exactly opposite reasons (avoiding stating
> the obvious repeatedly, which is reflected by the fact that the
> changelog is added completely mechanically).
> I'm interested in a quick straw-poll whether other people would like
> to return back to the old behaviour. In that case, I'm ok with
> reverting the change and just biting my tongue when reading future
> changelogs and merge logs.
> What do others think?

It doesn't make much of a difference to me either way.  I think it's
important to document changes, but where they're completely automated and
expected, this can be noisy.

 - mdz

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