[darcs-devel] [patch2024] bump shelly version to to avoid ... (and 4 more)

Ganesh Sittampalam bugs at darcs.net
Sat Jul 25 21:39:15 UTC 2020

Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li> added the comment:

On 20/06/2020 08:56, Ben Franksen wrote:

>   * bump shelly version to to avoid conflict with official version


>   * re-word the package description
>   The motivation here was to explain better what makes Darcs different from
>   other revision control systems. It is a bit more technical now and points
>   out the conceptual simplicity that makes Darcs unique.

Thanks, I think the new one looks nice. (Slight nitpick would be whether
we can fairly claim that darcs is "unique" in being change-based, given
pijul, but I think it's reasonable enough.)

>   * lots of updates to README.md
>   This removes the link to http://darcs.net/Binaries, clarifies build
>   instructions and documents limitations with respect to running the tests.
>   The examples for running darcs have been reformatted and extended.
>   Other sections have been partly re-worded and extended for clarity.

Another nice docs update, thanks!

>   * add release notes for 2.14.4


>   * fix another instance where fail->error was wrong


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