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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RELEASENOTES.md and coho
Date Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:57:39 GMT
On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 6:54 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
> Also, for those downloading the zip, they cannot git log, right?

Anyone can visit this:
https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cordova-android.git

If they can't do so, then how are they downloading the zip in the first place?

>
>
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
>
>> 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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