[TYPO3-core] RFC: Using severity in ChangeLog

Ernesto Baschny [cron IT] ernst at cron-it.de
Tue Aug 21 18:21:06 CEST 2007

Oliver Hader wrote: on 21.08.2007 18:10:

> Wolfgang introduced the inclusion of the severity in the ChangeLog file
> in one of his last commits. I think it could be handy if reading (or
> parsing) the ChangeLog and rate each change.
> An example of what I'm talking about looks like this:
> 2007-08-19  Oliver Hader  <oh at inpublica.de>
>   * (trivial) Fixed bug #6170: CSC - File locallang.php used [...]
> 2007-08-15  Wolfgang Klinger  <wk at plan2.net>
>   * (trivial) Added is_array checks in extension manager code
> So, what do you think about using these tags, like (trivial), (minor),
> (major), etc. in the ChangeLog in general?

I think it can be useful to have that information included in a standard
way. We could also add this to the RFC-template for posting to this list.

Maybe we should just use the same severities as in the bug tracker:

- feature
- trivial
- text
- tweak
- minor
- major
- crash
- block


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