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Re: NEWS.Debian abuse

* Kenneth Pronovici <pronovic@debian.org> [2006-01-31 19:09]:
> Ok, after a quick look through the existing NEWS.Debian files on my box,
> I concede that this is the way most developers use the file.  I still
> maintain that the information provided was useful, but it could probably
> go in some other place.

Your entry for e.g. 0.5.39-3 is a typical example for something that
may go in the changelog but it certainly has nothing to do in the NEWS
file.  Imagine people reading that when they upgrade to Etch...
Those people who care will read the changelog anyway and see what
features you backported.

Martin Michlmayr

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