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Re: Bug#190302: Misusage of changelog!

Luca - De Whiskey's - De Vitis <luca@debian.org> a tapoté :

> On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 11:16:51AM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> >  You are plainly misusing your changelog for closing #190302. This has
> > *nothing* to do in the changelog, there are no *changes* in this upload
> > that address this. Rather send a mail to 190302-done@bugs explaining why
> > you close them.
> I agree on this, but
> >  Btw., your line for "Upstream fix: closes:" is not very helpful for the
> > bug submitters neither. They'd have to check their records to see what
> > this bug really was. Please add informations on what was fixed so it can
> > be seen offline, too.
> I really don't see the point in this. Submitters always have a copy of their
> report, so they have evrything they need.
> "New upstream closes: #1, #2, #3" implyes an update of the upstream changelog
> file so it's worth of checking: listing changes already documented would be
> redundant and not so helpful.

Not necessarily. People that submitted these bugs will receive by mail
a notice with the debian changelog, not the original changelog.  

Mathieu Roy
  Not a native english speaker: 

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