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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r927085 - /commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
Date Thu, 25 Mar 2010 03:00:41 GMT
On 24/03/2010, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> sebb@apache.org wrote:
>  > Author: sebb
>  > Date: Wed Mar 24 15:26:22 2010
>  > New Revision: 927085
>  >
>  > URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=927085&view=rev
>  > Log:
>  > Add compatibility notes from changes.xml
>  >
>  > Modified:
>  >     commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
>  >
>  > Modified: commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
>  > URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt?rev=927085&r1=927084&r2=927085&view=diff
>  > ==============================================================================
>  > --- commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt (original)
>  > +++ commons/proper/math/trunk/RELEASE-NOTES.txt Wed Mar 24 15:26:22 2010
>  > @@ -4,6 +4,21 @@
>  >
>  >  This is a maintenance release including numerous bug fixes and enhancements.
>  >
>  > +Users of version 2.0 are encouraged to upgrade to 2.1, as this release includes
some important bug fixes.
>  > +
>  > +This release contains some minor API compatibility breaks with version 2.0:
>  > +--------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  > +- the return type of RealVector.copy() has been changed to AbstractRealVector
>  > +- the no-argument constructor of MatrixUtils() has been made private
>  > +- the mapXxxToSelf methods of OpenMapRealVector have been removed and
>  > +  some method return types have been changed in this class
>  > +- new methods have been added to the RealVector interface
>  > +- several fields in AdaptiveStepSizeIntegrator have been made final
>  > +- DummyStepInterpolator requires an additional argument for one of its constructors
>  > +- some protected fields have been removed from AbstractLeastSquaresOptimizer,
>  > +  AbstractScalarDifferentiableOptimizer and AbstractLinearOptimizer
>  > +- the isOptimal(SimplexTableau) method has been removed from SimplexSolver
>  > +
>  >  Changes in this version include:
>  >
>  >  New features:
>  >
>  >
>
>
> Thanks!  I will merge this back in when I regenerate this file.
>  Somehwat kludgily, my method for generating release notes for [math] is
>  mvn changes:announcement-generate
>  mv target/announcement/math-release-notes.vm RELEASE-NOTES.txt

Could you not just change the output file name and have it do the mv for you?

>  then tweak formatting of description, then commit the file.

I see.

It does not seem possible to include markup in the description attribute.

About the only "markup" one can use is the number of spaces at the
beginning of a line - these are preserved in the output (and in the
HTML, but of course additional spaces are not visible).

With a bit of Velocity code, I suppose this could be used as a crude
way of generating blank lines in the output.

Otherwise, one can at least format the description with the desired
line breaks and spacing in changes.xml, and copy-paste it into the
output release notes.

>  Phil
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