[QGIS-Developer] Changelog for 3.4?

Tim Sutton tim at kartoza.com
Mon Oct 22 23:21:17 PDT 2018

Thanks for nudging everyone on this Nyall. BTW I deployed (just too late for you I guess :-( ) a fix for the issue that required a funder and sponsor link for every entry, so hopefully it will make it quicker to add new entries for those doing so.



> On 23 Oct 2018, at 03:32, Nyall Dawson <nyall.dawson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've spent some time this morning working on adding "shell" entries
> for all features added to 3.4 to the changelog. But honestly, the
> changelog is in horrible shape given that we're heading to release in
> a couple of days. Most entries are severly lacking detail, and we've
> almost no screenshots.
> This is a call to action -- please fix up your features and make sure
> their entries are nicely populated and correct!
> Also - I've got to say, I'm rather annoyed at how bad our FEATURE
> commit messages were during 3.4. There's way too many vague messages
> like "[feature] Improve handling of data" with absolutely no detail
> provided at all. I don't envy the job the documentation team has to do
> to find out exactly what the features are here. Really -- there's no
> excuse for this, it's just plain laziness on our (us developers)
> behalf and needs to change in 3.6.
> Nyall
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