Posted Nov 27, 2008 0:52 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck
In reply to: Changelogs?
Parent article: An open letter to Evgeniy Polyakov
Many may not know that the GPL requires something like a change log if you modify and distribute a GPL program. From the GPL (v2):
"You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change."
The simplest way to meet this requirement is with a standard changelog entry.
But even if this often-ignored requirement weren't there, it's good practice to document just what changed.
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