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Re: NEWS.Debian revisited

Erich Schubert wrote:
> > The idea is that it allows you to warn users about major changes (say,
> > compatibility problems) without abusing debconf notes to do it.
> So showing these NEWS would become standard (!) ?
> Then we should have a policy that "NEWS" entries aren't abuse either, with
> stuff like "New upstream version" like changelogs?
> (i love reading changelogs on upgrade ;)

I can't think of many debconf notes I've ever seen that I would consider
NEWS abuse. If someone starts using it like a regular changelog,
cluebat. :-)

see shy jo

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