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  • 58

    And you call this a changelog?

    I really hope that Twitter doesn't use this internally.

  • 15
    YES. So much this. This has become one of my biggest pet peeves lately.

    I'm not sure which is worse - twitter's repeated useless "we did stuff and stuff" or instagram's massive blurb of changes they simply repeat over and over for multiple versions.
  • 6
    Well, saying that they enforce politically correct content even harder would scare the users away.
  • 6
    They're like all the apps which have as changelogs: "Please rate us 5 stars" I hate them.
  • 5
    @cdrice I find the changelogs of YouTube and Google stuff in general the absolute worse shit. The same, usually ambiguous, stuff for multiple updates spanning many years.

    On their own fucking platform, they don't care enough to add a proper changelog

    Picture: this changelog has been up since the update with the ui change (many months, if not a full year ago). In between that update and now, there was even an update they themselves called major which also required some new permissions. Explanation of the update: none. Just ambiguous shit about performance and usability in the new screen that nags you to get the update.
  • 6
    Brought to you by the usual suspects and probably authors of commit messages like "some fixes", "fixed the fixes" and "going home"
  • 3
    Yeah, Google is the king of terrible change log messages... Most of their apps have messages that are a year old... "Google Cast is now Google Home!" 100 versions later, still the same message... Ya, I think I got it by now Google...
  • 2
    Would be difficult to add a changelog like

    "fixed an exploitable bug which could have exposed lists of email addresses"

    "fixed a bug which could make your phone crash if you opened settings"

    etc.

    Developers don't want to show off the truth about how often things go wrong.
  • 2
    Twitter gave up making a proper app years ago.
  • 3
    @bittersweet that is still so much better though..
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