[Rubygems-developers] ChangeLog

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Tue May 4 07:51:42 EDT 2004

On 4/5/2004, at 7:43 AM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:

> I noticed with pleasure the introduction of a ChangeLog with the
> latest release.  Obviously this was automatically generated.  Shall we
> keep it up to date ourselves in the future?  I vote yes; it's nice to
> have one place to see what's been going on.
> As an aside, this is my procedure for committing to Ruby itself, and
> other projects that use a ChangeLog:
>  1. Make the changes.
>  2. Write a ChangeLog entry.
>  3. 'head ChangeLog'.
>  4. Copy and paste the entry (not including date) and use that as the
>     commit log for all the changes, including ChangeLog.
> That way, the scope of the changes can be seen in the ChangeLog itself
> as well as in the CVS logs.
> What say you?

Sounds good to me.  I created the ChangeLog and then forgot to update 
it as I've fixed things since then :)


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