[sane-devel] [dev] Format of ChangeLog entries

Peter Kirchgessner peter@kirchgessner.net
Sun, 28 Oct 2001 19:40:42 +0100


using tabs is always a problem. The cvs-server.html shows eight spaces
infront of the star and one behind. Thus the following lines should have
at least ten leading spaces.


Henning Meier-Geinitz wrote:
> Hi,
> Not an important problem, but...
> During the last days, the sane-backends ChangeLog became more
> difficult to read mostly because of different formats used for the
> entries, at least in my opinion. Can we keep on using the format
> similar to that mentioned on
> http://www.student.uit.no/~pere/linux/sane/cvs-server.html? This is
> also the format used for older entries.
> Especially there is exactly one tab before the star and the following
> lines. I'm usually using tab + 2 spaces for the following lines, but
> that shouldn't matter.
> Some of the entries use various amounts of space in the Changelog
> instead of tab, maybe because of editors that don't use fixed-width
> fonts.
> Comments?
> Bye,
>   Henning
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Peter Kirchgessner
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