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Re: Changelogs (Re: Bug#193497: marked as done (svtools: svsetup uses bashism "echo -e"))



On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 10:35:28PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> I should mention that the Policy Manual from CVS has that completely removed
> and instead points to a section that says this in its first paragraph:
> 
>    Changes in the Debian version of the package should be briefly explained
>    in the Debian changelog file debian/changelog. This includes modifications
>    made in the Debian package compared to the upstream one as well as other
>    changes and updates to the package.

Well, obviously, since someone is citing the old text as religious
authority, it is impermissible for the above change to have been made.

It must be reverted.

After all, the purpose of policy is to "document current practice", not
make Debian a better distribution.  :-P

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     No math genius, eh?  Then perhaps
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     you could explain to me where you
branden@debian.org                 |     got these...       PENROSE TILES!
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Stephen R. Notley

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