[hibernate-dev] Changelog file in Hibernate ORM
sanne at hibernate.org
Fri May 29 07:09:28 EDT 2015
I'm +1 especially to keep the changelog.txt file both maintained and included.
About pruning older content: I'd keep the past few years at least, for
sake of who's finally upgrading.
Maybe since version 3.0 onwards? Or just keep it all :)
On 29 May 2015 at 12:05, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> I'm really not sure what y'all are +1'ing Emmanuel and Sanne. You want to
> keep a massive changelog.txt containing all history forever?
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 5:59 AM, Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org>
>> On 29 May 2015 at 08:15, Emmanuel Bernard <emmanuel at hibernate.org> wrote:
>> >> On 28 May 2015, at 10:42, Hardy Ferentschik <hardy at hibernate.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:01:51PM -0400, Brett Meyer wrote:
>> >>> +1 from me. Although, on the other hand, do we really need to keep
>> >>> maintaining that to begin with? I guess I never thought simply having users
>> >>> go to the JIRA release notes was a big deal. Just my $.02.
>> >> Same for me on both counts, the proposed handling of changelog.txt as
>> >> well as Brett's comment regarding the usefulness of this file altogether.
>> > A more frequent than I thought usage of changelog vs JIRA is a mix of
>> > Ctrl+F + quick scan to know what has changed in a library or know what is
>> > affecting me. JIRA is not the most intuitive UI in the universe. With allt
>> > he bug statuses, the various intermediary releases to select etc, nothing
>> > beats changelog.txt.
>> - JIRA's UI is not too bad but let's remember that while we use it
>> since years, others might not feel comfortable with it
>> - many of those receiving our "dist" package might not have internet
>> access at all
>> - the dist packages is long term archived, like we include sources it
>> should contain a snapshot of all state. I like JIRA but who knows how
>> long it will be there?
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