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Re: started to make changelogs and copyright file online available

On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 05:57:55PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> was heard to say:
> On Sun, Dec 08, 2002 at 11:44:08PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > Graham Wilson <bob@decoy.wox.org> writes:
> > 
> > > see apt-listchanges, which is a great tool for looking at changelogs
> > > before you install packages.
> > 
> > Hardly everybody has got a full Debian mirror in the same rack. ;-)
> If there were a reliable and complete source of changelog data
> programmatically available over the network, and a means by which
> apt-listchanges could be launched by apt before any packages are downloaded,
> it would be easy to modify apt-listchanges to use this data.

  Or anything else, although apt-listchanges might be nicer.  aptitude
used to do this (slightly hackily), before the Web-available changelogs


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