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Re: Editing history... (about debian/changelog in experimental)

Jay Berkenbilt <ejb@ql.org> wrote:

> Policy section 4.4 states:
>    Mistakes in changelogs are usually best rectified by making a new
>    changelog entry rather than "rewriting history" by editing old
>    changelog entries.
> This is the source of my habits on this point.  When I really think
> about it though, it seems much more useful for the latest changelog to
> contain an accurate history than for the old version to equal the new
> version minus new entries as I previously remarked.

I have filed bug #290270 about that, as a reminder for a later change.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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