[webkit-dev] Changes to prepare-ChangeLog

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu Jul 9 11:11:05 PDT 2009

On Jul 9, 2009, at 8:52 AM, Darin Adler wrote:

> On Jul 9, 2009, at 1:47 AM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> (the /b/ URL is a redirect):
> I'm like most everything suggested in this thread.
> But I'm a little sad that these new shorter URLs are redirects. I  
> really like to copy URLs out of the address field, so I’d want the  
> legacy show_bug.cgi one to be the redirect, and the terse one to be  
> the real URL. But that seems impossible, possibly eternally so, if  
> the /b/ one is at webkit.org and not on the actual bugs.webkit.org  
> server.

Mark and I discussed this and had two ideas:

1) Something draggable/copyable in the bugzilla page that gives you  
the short URL plus title in ChangeLog format.
2) A keyboard shortcut (perhaps Cmd+Shift+C?) to put the short URL  
plus title on the pasteboard for ease of pasting

> I also don’t love the Authors line as proposed. I normally prefer  
> something a bit less structured and formal for the case where there  
> is some sort of collaboration. See existing log entries with things  
> like "Based on idea by" etc.

That's what I usually do too.


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