[Hackage] #299: Add changelog feature to hackagedb

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Thu Aug 18 19:36:54 CEST 2011

#299: Add changelog feature to hackagedb
  Reporter:  guest              |        Owner:      
      Type:  enhancement        |       Status:  new 
  Priority:  normal             |    Milestone:      
 Component:  hackageDB website  |      Version:  HEAD
  Severity:  normal             |     Keywords:      
Difficulty:  normal             |   Ghcversion:      
  Platform:                     |  

Comment(by dsfox):

 Replying to [comment:13 dsfox]:
 > Replying to [comment:10 ross]:
 > > I think that a changelog format that parsed to {{{[(Version,
 String)]}}} would be sufficient, though the {{{String}}} might require
 (Haddock-style?) markup.  The additional info in Debian or Gentoo
 changelogs is available via the version number.
 > Surely we also need to know when the entry was made and who made it?

 That is to say, we're talking about changelogs created upstream from any
 debian or gentoo packaging logs.  We need to record authoritative
 information before that happens.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/299#comment:14>
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