Bug#95579: NEWS.Debian support is here
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > One nice thing about using standard changelog format is that if someone
> > wants to they could add another format, specialised for news
> > information, and another parser in /usr/lib/dpkg/parsechangelog/. Of
> > course apt-listchanges does its own parsing, so anyone who does that
> > would probably be well served by redesigning the parser interface to
> > something that apt-listchanges can use. Anyway, it's nice to keep that
> > option open.
> I filed a wishlist bug about this quite a long time ago (#95579), but got no
Hmm, maybe a library(perl) that gives all this information would be useful.
Modifying the text output of dpkg-parsechangelog is difficult, as several
programs parse it's output.