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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@zenplex.com>
Subject Re: Committers let's agree on how we make changes to a plugin
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2003 20:45:43 GMT
On Wed, 2003-06-04 at 08:49, Vincent Massol wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> What do you think about the following process for making changes to a
> plugin (and for accepting patches):
> 
> 1/ Update xdocs/changes.xml (create it if it does not exist) and
> describe the change
> 2/ Update the goals.xml/properties.xml and more generally the plugin
> documentation if changes affecting users have been made
> 3/ Ensure that the version in plugin.xml is a SNAPSHOT version (i.e. not
> delivered). Unless you're making a release of the plugin.
> 4/ Make sure the <version> section of project.xml is up to date
> 
> Almost everytime I make changes to a plugin I find that these simple
> rules are not followed (Note: I know dIon is also careful about them).
> 
> What do you think?

+1

Document it and it will more than likely be followed.

> Thanks
> -Vincent
> 
> 
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Jason van Zyl
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