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Re: Modifying debian/changelog entries

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 01:19:44PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> Do you use version control systems? (Particularly any of the ones that
> store your email address at the time of the commit.) You can't go
> updating your address in old commits, and IMHO the changelog should be
> treated just the same if possible.

I am using Subversion for my packages and my username has not changed.

In any case, choosing to highlight the limitations of an orthogonal system as
justification for not being able to edit debian/changelog entries is a non
sequitur as far as I'm concerned.

> OTOH, OCD (which was mentioned in the discussion -- not sure if just
> semi-seriously, which would be unfortunate) is different from aesthetics
> as far as I'm concerned.

Well, I only mentioned OCD as a humorous thing. I do have mild OCD, and along
with my æsthetic taste, it comes into play when I'm being creative. I consider
development to be a creative activity.

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

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