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move Changes file to a parsable text format #7875
Original bug ID: 7875
The Changes file is currently over 8000 lines, with the first 700 lines devoted to working changes. Because this file is currently in just a text format, there is scrolling and/or text search required to see changes of even recently released versions.
By moving to a parsable format such as AsciiDoc or Markdown, editors which already have support for parsing such a format can outline and collapse the structure of this file.
Additionally, such a change can give the ocaml source code root directory a slightly more modern feel than a plain text file.
The file is already parsable as a Markdown file, with the exception that there is a semantic distinction between a bulleted item beginning with "-" and a bulleted item beginning with "*" (Markdown treats these as equivalent).