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Re: Bug#190302: Misusage of changelog!

On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 01:56:27PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst 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...

Yes, but there's still no bloody point in making the submitter hunt around
for information that the maintainer already knows and for which it takes
them full 10 seconds per bug to list (15 if they type very slowly).

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