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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: 10.5 - changes/release notes...
Date Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:37:59 GMT
Myrna van Lunteren wrote:
> Hi,
> Those of you who (thank you!) took the time to review the first draft
> of the 10.5 release notes, may have noticed that I did not include a
> CHANGES.html. I'd like to simplify the release process by permanently
> eliminating the generation of a separate release notes vs.
> changes(.html) file.
> This means that the list of fixed jira issues in the release notes
> includes both user-visible fixes and changes only visible or relevant
> to developers.
> I think the mechanism of having a dedicated release note for the
> issues that are likely to affect users and a section specially
> highlighting new functionality is enough to be highlight what we think
> will be specially interesting to users.
> This means that I intend to actually remove the ChangesFileGenerator
> and references to it, unless someone has a strong objection...
> This is in a way a reprise of previous discussions - for 10.3 I
> laboriously split out fixes that were found and fixed in the same
> version and issues that dealt with only test fixes; for 10.4 no
> CHANGES.html seems to have been created and for the
> CHANGES.html was also abandoned.
> Myrna

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