[dojo-contributors] Releases notes

Kitson Kelly me at kitsonkelly.com
Mon Oct 15 10:27:53 EDT 2012


I guess we have always focused on features/enhancements/changes in the
release notes.  Since patches do not include new
features/enhancements/changes, the assumption is that trac serves as the
official record.

On 15 October 2012 15:06, Christophe Jolif <cjolif at gmail.com> wrote:

> Pierre-Emmanuel,
>
> You are right, we not have minor releases release notes. What we have is:
>
> - trac report for 1.8.1:
>
> http://trac.dojotoolkit.org/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=1.8.1
>
> - sometimes we update major releases release notes to note things like:
> "adding IE whatever version support in 1.X.Y"
>
> However I agree it would be even better to get release notes for each
> release, not just major ones.
>
> --
> Christophe
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 4:01 PM, Pierre-Emmanuel Manteau - DoYouSoft <
> pemanteau at doyousoft.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello everybody,
>>
>> Some people asked in the irc channel where were the release notes for
>> 1.8.1 and I did not know where to find them... (maybe I should know
>> though?)
>>
>> I thought it would be really nice to have a plain old text file in here
>> : http://download.dojotoolkit.org/release-1.8.1/
>> Or at least in the archives (tar, zip, and folder) listing :
>>
>>   - the fixes : #bugid - url to trac
>>   - the removals
>>   - the additions
>>
>> this file could either be release centered or an append of previous and
>> latest release notes
>>
>> I really hope we can have something like that one day, it's always
>> useful to know what happened in latest release :)
>> Would save a lot of stress with "Ok, no idea what changed, let's just
>> replace the dojo version in my app, run F5, and see where it breaks" :)
>>
>> Yours,
>> PEM-
>>
>>
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