[Python-Dev] NEWS consolidation

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Tue, 09 Apr 2002 19:29:08 -0400

> > Side note: The NEWS file is split into separate parts for each alpha
> > and beta release; at some point, should all the entries for 2.2a1,
> > 2.2a2, 2.2b1, &c., be merged into a single section for 2.2final?
> > Otherwise finding all the C API changes in 2.2 requires a lot of
> > scrolling and hunting.
> +1

I think that maybe the NEWS file should be turned into a database
from which different reports can be generated.

The database could be disguised as a text file in some simple format;
given the use case XML isn't high on my list of suggestions. :-)

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)