[python-committers] what's going on with Misc/NEWS?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri May 24 22:54:24 CEST 2013

Le vendredi 24 mai 2013 à 16:22 -0400, Brett Cannon a écrit :
> >
> > I don't understand why it's painful to backport. Can you explain?
> If I make a very minor fix to the docs I have to:
> # In a 3.3 checkout
> Fix docs
> Compile docs
> Add Misc/NEWS entry
> hg ci -m "repeat what I just said in Misc/NEWS"
> hg push
> cd ../default
> hg merge 3.3
> Fix/revert Misc/NEWS (at least)
> Compile docs (if fix is needed)
> hg ci
> hg push

I honestly don't understand why you would mention doc fixes (even major
ones) in Misc/NEWS. It's not a useful piece of information to have
there. People want to know about bug fixes because they are affected by
bugs, but doc fixes??



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