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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@s-und-n.de>
Subject RE: high-level entries for changes.xml (was: [Announcement] Apache Cocoon 2.0.1 Release)
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2002 10:42:30 GMT

Sylvain Wallez wrote:
>
> David Crossley wrote:
>
> >Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> >
> >>Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> >>
> >>>Edd Dumbill wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>>Apache Cocoon 2.0.1 Released
> >>>>>----------------------------
> >>>>>
> >>>>I've given this a mention on the XMLhack newswire.  If the
> release note
> >>>>had included major diffs between 2.0.1 and 2.0.0 I could have made a
> >>>>bigger article out of it -- if you're able to, it would be good to see
> >>>>more detailed announcements.  I just didn't have the time/context to
> >>>>figure out what was significant and what wasn't from the ChangeLog.
> >>>>
> >>>Very good point, Edd.
> >>>
> >>>We'll make sure that next announcements will be more detailed and more
> >>>informative both to users and to the press people that help us spread
> >>>the word.
> >>>
> >>>Thanks for your 'bug report' :)
> >>>
> >>I fixed this 'bug' after the 2.0.1 release as soon as I got aware of it.
> >>So our next announcements are more verbose. Promised.
> >>
> >>Carsten
> >>
> >
> >We could tweak the DTD changes-v1?.dtd to provide a
> >high-level announcement action in changes.xml which would
> >then get extracted at Announcement time. One easy way
> >would be to provide an additional value for the "type" attribute
> >of the <action> element.
> > types "add|remove|update|fix" ... |announce
> >
> >In that way actions can be described in detail as per normal.
> >If the change or new feature is worthy of mention in the
> >Announcement, then we add another <action> entry to provide
> >the specific announcment text.
> >
> >--David Crossley
> >
> I proposed to add a new attribute on <action> named "importance" taking
> the values "high|medium|low" (low by default). This would allow to build
> an announcement by extracting all high importance actions.
>
> A new attribute would also avoid to either loose the information of
> "add|remove|update", or duplicate the action text to add it to the
> annoucements. It would also allow to order items in the releases notes
> depending on their importance.
>
> Thoughts ?
>
Seeing these alternatives, I think the one from Sylvain is easier-to-use.
But this requires for all of us (especially me...) to spend more time in
the texts of the changes.log. And some native-speakers should have a look
at it before a release.

Carsten


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