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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/hdf5

On Fri, Oct 07, 2011 at 12:36:33PM +0100, Alexander Nasonov wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > Please provide a short summary of the most important changes for the
> > next time you update a package.
> I usually do but in thic case a list of changes is huge and you'll
> quickly feel lost. I could copy/paste from WhatsNew180.html but
> they use special characters and editing it would be boring and you
> loose all hyperlinks. Why bother doing it if people can open the
> link, read the document and follow links?

I didn't ask you to copy/paste the list of changes, but to summarize the
most important changes. It should be able to give a short indication of
why this update is useful to have. Linking is not good enough, because
the web tends to change over time.


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