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Re: Bug#190302: Misusage of changelog!

On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 01:17:23PM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> > 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.  

Yes. And the very same mail will include the original mail that
created the bugreport. That, to the very least, should give them a
little explanation as to what is going on...

Wouter Verhelst
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