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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [2/3] git commit: updated refs/heads/master to 6ad181c
Date Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:54:08 GMT

On Jul 18, 2013, at 16:36 , Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan@ochtman.nl> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not sure what prompted the urgency of this change but the vote was
>> aborted until we find a way to generate the new changelog correctly and
>> keep the old one.
>> 
>> Note that I quite like to have the changes available on the doc (though it
>> could be duplicated to the root too), so not sure now that it's done what
>> should be done.
> 
> Okay, sorry for rushing that a bit.
> 
> I wasn't clear on the timeline for Robert's email about retracting the
> point for 1.4. From reading the messages again, I don't really
> understand why we'd want to keep NEWS and CHANGES around. For me as a
> RM, keeping three places in sync is just a stupid chore, and I'd
> prefer not to deal with it. If people feel strongly about it, I'll
> happily re-add NEWS and/or CHANGES with contents populated based on
> what we accumulate in the docs.

I like the fresh air of not having these :)

What are the concrete problems caused by this change for the 1.4. 
release process other than making sure we convey the desired
information with other means.

Best
Jan
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