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Re: rawhide report: 20081223 changes



Rex Dieter wrote:
> Jesse Keating wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, 2008-12-23 at 19:06 +0100, drago01 wrote:
>>>> I agree.  Consistency is key to readability.  I guess we'll have to go
>>>> make a Packaging Guideline now that says what characters are
>>>> appropriate for use as bullets in changelogs.
>>> yeah if common sense does not work we need a guideline.
>> Seems like that was his goal all along.  Terrorize us into forcing a
>> policy on what is or is not allowed there.
> 
> The existing guidelines seem to cover this case (ie, the changelog as discussed doesn't follow any of the suggested formats):
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Changelogs
> 
> That doesn't prevent concoction of something that technically does follow the format to introduce more odd stuff.
> 
When I voted on that I wasn't anticipating that it extended to the
bullet points, only to the header line (The date, name, version portion).

If people are reading that Guideline to show intended bullet points then
the Guideline is very flawed:

* Header
- First note
  € First Subnote
    ½ First Sub-subnote

You get the picture.

-Toshio

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