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From Sean Busbey <>
Subject Re: CHANGES files
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 20:13:30 GMT
On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 3:06 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:

> I think I was one who argued for this file in the past.
> Personally, I like having a static file that always follows the release.
> If I'm following the community (I see JIRA issues that are important and
> that are relevant), I find it much easier to `grep ACCUMULO-XYZ CHANGES` to
> know "do I have this fix".
> At the same time, I know the irritation behind creating the file (although
> I find it much less egregious than you do, Christopher). The issue to me is
> not creating the file (vim makes formatting easy), but making sure JIRA is
> actually accurate to how we want: is resolution correct, right fixVersion,
> etc.
> I'm guessing that it will be hard to actually get a response from those
> whom it actually benefits -- those who don't primarily operate online.
> I guess officially I'm 0 on it. I really don't think it's as terrible to
> maintain as you think it is, but it is unarguably more work for an RM to
> do. I think there are those who benefit from its existence, but I don't
> know how important it actually is (and I'm not one of those people)

What if we added a list of all jiras to the end of the release notes and
then included those in the distribution?


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