Re: man-pages-2.54 is released

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Fri Jun 08 2007 - 14:45:51 EST

On Jun 8 2007 18:03, Michael Kerrisk wrote:
> Release Philosophy
> ==================
> If you make sweeping *formatting* changes on a large number of
> pages, separate them out into their own release that contains
> minimal *content* changes. This makes it easier for the people
> that want to verify content changes independently of the change
> log. Yes, some people actually diff each release to see what
> changed; for example, downstream maintainers, and translators of
> the man pages (such as the dedicated Alain Portal, in recent
> times) sometimes like to do this.

I think that sounds more like a repository (svn/git) philosophy
than a release philosophy.

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