pidgin: 4f931125: Gary and I were discussing how blogs hav...

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Revision: 4f931125ffce24ace6bf298cc58d620c1a975aa1
Ancestor: ac620b61f3dbe3da2184888eb05a0f637c3cd245
Author: rlaager at
Date: 2008-10-26T22:16:17
Branch: im.pidgin.pidgin

Modified files: NEWS


Gary and I were discussing how blogs have made the NEWS file less useful.
This commit deprecates the NEWS file in favor of Planet Pidgin.

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---	bdecddf1c85f6601f53c36afbd8b242e725e8cc1
+++	d6c1c7290f0e0984b4c8c5f84bf8b8d91d2121a4
@@ -34,13 +34,6 @@ version-check:
 # We don't want to release development versions.
 	test x`echo $(PACKAGE_VERSION) | grep dev` = x
-# Make sure there is a NEWS entry for this version
-	head NEWS | grep "^$(PACKAGE_VERSION) (`date +%m/%d/%Y`):$$" > /dev/null
-# Ensure NEWS has no spaces at the start of a line.
-# Using spaces instead of tabs there is a common mistake.
-	test x`grep "^ " NEWS` = x
 # When doing a new minor (or major) release (X.Y.0), there must be a section in
 # ChangeLog.API.
 	echo $(PACKAGE_VERSION) | grep -v "^[0-9]\+\.[0-9]\+\.0$$" >/dev/null || head ChangeLog.API | grep "^version $(PACKAGE_VERSION) (`date +%m/%d/%Y`):$$" >/dev/null
--- NEWS	0f04eeb0b33f473822488a1754dda6fb681c314f
+++ NEWS	90fa8d236aa13cedeeac4129fc30445fcc28cf26
@@ -1,5 +1,12 @@ Pidgin and Finch: The Pimpin' Penguin IM
 Pidgin and Finch: The Pimpin' Penguin IM Clients That're Good for the Soul
+For up-to-date news, information, and sports, visit:
+=                                   OLD NEWS                                  =
 2.5.2 (10/19/2008):
 	Ethan: After a bit of a struggle with our services, which put
 	this release off for an unfortunate length of time, we're

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