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Horrific new levels of changelog abuse



This is starting to happen far too often for my comfort, so I feel the need
to rant a bit.

After I took the time to track down this bug and send a patch to the BTS,
when you finally fixed the bug a year later, the least you could do is to
actually document the change in the changelog.  Is this really too much to
ask?  The changelog is not a bug-closing device, it's a place to document
changes.

This section in the developer's reference has a good set of guidelines for
writing useful changelog entries, and I would be forever grateful if anyone
who has not read it already would do so.

http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/ch-best-pkging-practices.en.html#s-bpp-debian-changelog

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 - mdz
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