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Re: Draft: simple update description guidelines

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 11:48:45PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> * All Updates must refer to a upstream changelog or equivalent if one  
> exists. Otherwise a brief description (a couple of sentence at most)  
> justifying the need for an update must be provided by the maintainers  
> pushing the update.

I'm happy this applies only to released versions of Fedora[1].  But I
think this should also exclude 'newpackage' updates explicitly (ie.
where a new package is added to a released version of Fedora).


[1] Although it will certainly mean I feel much less inclined to just
upgrade any released packages unless there's a security issue.

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