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From "Gregor J. Rothfuss" <>
Subject Re: Managing credits for contributors
Date Mon, 09 May 2005 16:28:09 GMT
Sylvain Wallez wrote:

> status.xml should contain some higher-level information that help users 
> to understand what has changed in Cocoon, and one feature change may be 
> the result of many commits. A giant list of commit logs makes the 
> important information difficult to find.

one more reason to strive for atomic commits that contain all related 
changes in one commit, and refer the bugzilla entry in the commit 
message. having a link to the diff for each commit has also proved to be 
quite useful if you want to find a change months later.

that said, it is still a lot of data..

> svn logs also have the problem that they're not modifiable. Bad for 
> typos, but worse for changes that have been reverted afterwards.

that is true.

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