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Re: Modifying debian/changelog entries

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 01:06:53PM +0100, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> 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.

Sure. Doing so satisfies my OCD need for consistency though. Heh heh.

> > * 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.

I agree completely.

Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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