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Re: Modifying debian/changelog entries

On Mon, January 19, 2009 13:00, Noah Slater wrote:
> I have two separate, but related, questions not covered by policy:
> * If you are the only person mentioned in a changelog and you change your
>  email address, when you do a new upload, is it okay to modify all of the
> old changelog entries to use the new email address?

I see no harm but also no gain in this.

> * Is it okay to occasionally modify old changelog entries for clarity and
>  style, typos and such like, as long as you don't change the semantics?

I would say that this is perfectly fine. The changelog is documentation of
which changes happened between version n and m. If you can improve that
documentation, I see no reason to leave it inferior.


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