[Development] Changelogs for Qt 5.1.x and 5.2

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Jul 18 02:34:56 CEST 2013

On quarta-feira, 17 de julho de 2013 21.45.11, Giuseppe D'Angelo wrote:
> I 100% agree with having the changelog entry in the commit message,
> but I fear the complexity there. We should try to work towards
> error-proof entries -- I fear that too many people will mispell
> "Important Behavior Changes" or similar, causing frustation when the
> sanity bots complains.

I don't see that a problem. I can do a case-insensitive comparison when 
grouping and the changelog is meant to be proof-read by a human anyway. Also, 
don't forget we have a Rohanbot that is doing spellchecking.

> Can we devise something simpler? Can we also put in our policies an
> example of how a changelog file is structured, and what are the right
> tags to use to add an entry to a given section?

"Use the tags that appear in the changelog file"

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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