ChangeLog change to .ChangeLog

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius at
Wed Feb 27 04:41:30 UTC 2013

On 02/27/2013 02:50 AM, Gedare Bloom wrote:
> Hi,
> Various propositions have been put forward of what to do about our
> deprecated ChangeLog files for 4.11 and onward. I would like to know if
> there are objections to renaming them to prepend a dot (.).

a) Hidden files in VCS are silly.
b) Suffixes with more than 3 chars are non portable.
c) This violates the GCS.

> This would
> make the files still greppable, but would hide them from casual use.
> Other propositions are welcome, but we should make a decision soon.
IMO, they should be revived.


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