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From Bill Farner <wfar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Rename NEWS to RELEASE-NOTES.md
Date Tue, 15 Mar 2016 02:48:56 GMT
Thanks for the feedback, folks.  This patch has landed.

On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 6:00 PM, Jake Farrell <jfarrell@apache.org> wrote:

> LICENSE and NOTICE are the only 2 required named files within the release.
> The changelog is an optional item and can be named whatever we like, +1 to
> making it easier to understand its purpose
>
> -Jake
>
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 4:27 PM, Bill Farner <wfarner@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Our NEWS file has turned into a useful source of information, but i think
> > the name doesn't clearly illustrate its purpose.  Since we have been
> > primarily using it to manage release notes, i propose we rename the file
> to
> > RELEASE-NOTES.md.
> >
> > As the name implies, i also propose that we formally use markdown syntax.
> > This will make for more natural linking to other docs, and direct posting
> > to our blog at release time (this is currently a manual process,
> > translating NEWS to markdown).
> >
>

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