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Re: Please write useful changelogs

On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 10:26:00AM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> On Wed, January 16, 2008 10:13, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> > please write what actually changed, what the issue was about.
> > | bzip2 (1.0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
> > |
> > |   * Synchronise with Ubuntu. Closes: #456237
> > This says about nothing at all.  It gives me no more information than
> > "Something changed".
> For all fairness, you cut out the rest of the changes below it, which
> included the full Ubuntu changelogs where this refers to. It can be
> debated if this is a nice style, but the information is there.

Without looking at the bug, can you tell which bit of that #456237
relates to then?

I thought best practice was to make sure from just the email that the
bug reporter could work out which bug was fixed and with what action.


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