Re: Bug#190302: Misusage of changelog!
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 11:43:22AM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> Brian Nelson writes:
> > If you're not going to describe upstream fixes in the changelog, then
> > don't close the bug in the changelog. The changelog is for describing
> > changes, not listing meaningless numbers.
> If you want to have rigid, detailed rules for the content and structure of
> changelog entries make them policy and write them up in debian-policy.
> Anything less will just result in more pointless flamewars.
There's no need for the rigidity of policy here, and the developer's
reference already contains detailed information on this subject.