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Re: Standardize previous ChangeLog entries?
On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 04:39:06PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> OK to add the correct double-space between NAME and <EMAIL> in the ChangeLog
>> lines "DATE NAME <EMAIL>"?
>> There are 24 single-spaced lines compared with 283 double-spaced lines.
>FWIW, I count 125 single-spaced lines vs. 294 double-spaced lines... I
>used the following patterns in vim:
>/^[^ \t].*[^ ] </ for single-spaced, and
>/^[^ \t].*[^ ] </ for double-spaced.
>This also brings up an interesting question of what the proper date format
>is. Most (320) dates are in the YYYY-MM-DD format, but some (99) are in
>the "Dow Mon DD HH:MM:SS YYYY" format, and some of those have 2 spaces
>before YYYY. Weird.
I think that both are acceptable by GNU standards. I don't know about the spacing
before the YYYY, though.
Personally I prefer the more descriptive date but I think that form may be