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Re: rawhide report: 20081223 changes



On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 12:02:18PM -0600, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: rawhide report: 20081223 changes
> From: drago01 <drago01 gmail com>
> To: Development discussions related to Fedora <fedora-devel-list redhat com>
> Date: 12/23/2008 11:47 AM
>
>>
>> Sorry but this starts to become annoying using weird symbols in the
>> spec file has no added value.
>> Why can't you just write a readable spec file like all other maintainers do?
>> Using some non default fonts makes it even worse.
>> Even when the fonts are displayed this makes the specfile "harder" to
>> read than using simple "-".
>>
>
> How about an enhancement to RPM for changelog text format checking? I  
> know RPM checks the date to make sure it is incremented, so why not  
> expand that to read the changelog contents? ASCII-only text? This  
> shouldn't add too much overhead or be that difficult to implement.

rpmlint would be better for this kind of thing.


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