[Bf-committers] Release Logs - Add small note right after commit

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 22 15:42:39 CET 2015

On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 4:15 AM, Thomas Dinges <blender at dingto.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Noting new features in the release logs is apparently not popular. ;)
> http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Dev:Ref/Release_Notes/2.75
> There have been several changes to master in all all kinds of areas
> since 2.74, e.g. Mesh Tools, 3D Viewport, BGE....
> None of them are mentioned yet.
> I am not sure if we ever made a formal decision about this, but I
> thought it became good practice for several releases already.
> Again, I am not talking about fancy screenshots or huge walls of text,
> this is for the RC / Release period. What I mean is a short note + link
> to the commit, so people at least know that stuff changed / a new
> feature was added. This makes it not only easier for users, but also for
> people who help with the docs / release logs.
> I don't think a small 1-liner + link to commit is too much to ask?
> Opinions?
> Thomas

You're right, we need to be much better here.

How about at least basic release log note + sha1 in the wiki,
within 24hrs of the commit, else raise a concern on that commit. (so
it shows up in Phabricator)

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