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Re: Information for release notes


On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 4:19 PM, Kristian Nielsen
<knielsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> Here is a rough changelog written from reading through bzr history.
> I took a dump of every commit in MariaDB that is not in MySQL 5.1.38, and
> wrote this summary of the changes.
> I don't have sufficient knowledge to parse through all of the Maria changes
> from before MariaDB started. Instead I wrote a generic entry for the Maria
> storage engine, and also added entries for what is already written (by Monty I
> think) on http://askmonty.org/wiki/index.php/MariaDB_versus_MySQL
> So this is probably the best shot we have at a complete list of relevant
> differences between MySQL and MariaDB. Do let me know if anyone finds anything
> missing or any errors.
> Daniel, I hope you can use this as the basis for the release notes.
> Maybe this list will also be useful for you to fill out the Manual on the Wiki. I am
> thinking you could check that all new features are documented, and add pages
> for those that are not. If not trivial, you could just make a stub page and
> ask on maria-developers@ for someone to fill them out?

Could the list itself be a basis for a changelog document and then we
make release notes into a more human readable document? I thought that
was your intention yesterday on IRC?

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