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From Andrew Grieve <agri...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: RELEASENOTES.md and coho
Date Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:53:06 GMT
Release notes:
- Keep people engaged in reading about Cordova
- Make people want the new thing

I think the best way to communicate release notes is to do it within the
release blog posts.

The release blog post is much much easier to write if there's already a
list of release notes to draw from.



On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 7:35 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> I'm -1 on duplication of git log in a text file too. Unnecessary cruft.
> On Dec 11, 2013 9:03 AM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Honestly, I would rather have the log have all the commits but still
> > exist as opposed to not existing, which is what happened with 3.2.0.
> > I think that having this RELEASENOTES.md file slows down the release
> > process a LOT and there's very little gain except for people who can't
> > read a git log.
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:49 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > It can be automated, but the output should be manually looked over to
> > remove
> > > commits that don't need to be in the release notes and blog posts
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> OK, I'm filing a ticket because THIS should be automated.  This is way
> > >> trickier than just tagging something.
> > >>
> > >> On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> > Hey Joe,
> > >> >
> > >> > Check out Documentation to Update section at
> > >> > http://wiki.apache.org/cordova/CuttingReleases
> > >> >
> > >> > Pretty much
> > >> >
> > >> > git log --pretty=format:'* %s' --topo-order --no-merges
> > >> > origin/RELEASE_BRANCH..master >> RELEASENOTES.md
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> >
> > >> >> Hey
> > >> >>
> > >> >> How are the RELEASENOTES.md get authored? Where do the author
> counts
> > >> >> come from?  I could do this by hand, but this doesn't look like
> they
> > >> >> were.  Is this documented anywhere?
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Joe
> > >> >>
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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