[Mono-list] CVS contributors.

marius aamodt eriksen marius@umich.edu
Mon, 30 Jul 2001 00:47:01 -0400

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 12:39:14AM -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > This makes it sound as if you have both a ChangeLog _and_ the CVS commit
> > logs... why bother having the ChangeLog when you can automatically generate
> > it from the CVS commit logs (especially seeing that you are advocating that
> > they be the same thing)?

i've always thought of changelogs to be more comprehensive, too; even though
they are easily generated by cvs history, cvs history is often exhaustive and
too detailed for someone not interested in the details to scan.  changelogs,
however, can summarize such meticulous entries.


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