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Re: Lack of update information



On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 1:08 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> Chris Weyl wrote:
>> And all obviated by Fedora policy and practice: we expressly give and
>> expect maintainers to exercise their judgement here.
>
> Yes, we let maintainers decide when to push updates, and that's a good
> thing. But is it really so hard to write one or two sentences explaining
> why your decided that way and what other changes to expect? For me it was
> always just a matter of seconds for the updates I submitted. Some users
> (like me) want to know what they're getting in an update. I still end up
> installing them all unless something is known broken, but that doesn't mean
> I don't want to know what I'm getting.

Neither is it difficult to rig something to point automatically at an
included package changelog.  Before we mandate a new manual task,
can't we at least try an automated approach first?

                              -Chris
-- 
Chris Weyl
Ex astris, scientia


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