Re: NEWS.Debian revisited
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 10:13:23PM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 September 2002 20:00, Joey Hess wrote:
> > The first time I brought this up the idea was well-received, but bogged
> > own a little bit in arguments (mainly from Matt Zimmerman I think) that
> > it would be better to keep the news in the changelog and highlight it
> > somehow.
> what does this benefit us over the typical changelog entry? sorry, you did
> not provide a link to the previous discussion for those of us who missed it.
The idea is that it allows you to warn users about major changes (say,
compatibility problems) without abusing debconf notes to do it.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]