mschwendt at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 16:11:00 UTC 2010
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 09:28:53 -0500, Orcan wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 9:24 AM, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On Fri, 26 Feb 2010 08:26:59 -0500, Orcan wrote:
> >> Another annoying issue is updates with no explanations. There is a
> >> "Notes" field in bodhi that many people just ignore for an unknown
> >> reason. Any update with less than a specified number of characters
> >> (~40) in the Notes should also be banned.
> > Nonsense. Such arbitrary rules will only drive off packagers. The field in
> > an update request may be empty because the list of bugzilla tickets is
> > sufficient and because the package %changelog adds further details.
> If those were sufficient, blank Notes wouldn't be annoying, right? But
> it is annoying. Hence my proposal.
A proposal which I don't endorse. With the rationale as explained above.
Bodhi could mention the _previous_ package EVR somewhere.
Bodhi could display the %changelog diff in the update tickets.
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