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Re: ReSpec instability

From: Joseph Scheuhammer <clown@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 17:02:36 -0500
To: Michael Cooper <cooper@w3.org>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Cc: ARIA Editors <public-aria-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56DA05FC.5080903@alum.mit.edu>
Michael,

Okay, understood.

On 2016-03-04 4:54 PM, Michael Cooper wrote:
> On 04/03/2016 4:46 PM, Joseph Scheuhammer wrote:
>> Michael,
>>
>> I assume you received Shane's email quoted below about reverting to 
>> an older ReSpec.  A couple of questions.
>>
>> 1. Do we want to use the older version for the heartbeats next week?
> Yes, if we're going to be able to publish at all. Note the publication 
> is for the week after - I'm asking editors to have them ready (and 
> approved for publication) by next week so I can queue up the 
> publications.
>>
>> 2. Do we want to use the 'useExperimentalStyles' for the heartbeats?
> We have to - we won't be allowed to publish without the new styles in 
> place.
>
> Michael
>>
>> I'll start the ball rolling for the core-aam and accname-aam by 
>> assuming "yes" to the first question, and changing which verison of 
>> respect they use.  I'm inclined to avoid the experimental style 
>> sheets, so I'll go that route unless you say otherwise.
>>
>> BTW, thanks Shane!
>>
>> On 2016-03-04 4:14 PM, Shane McCarron wrote:
>>> Folks,
>>>
>>> We (marcosc and I) know that ReSpec has been unstable the last 
>>> week.  We are really really sorry.  We are working hard to settle 
>>> things down.
>>>
>>> In the interim, we are aware that many of you need to get things 
>>> done, and that an unstable respec is making that challenging. If you 
>>> are running into issues, you are welcome to use a version of it that 
>>> I have put up on a server from before we broke the world:
>>>
>>> https://spec-ops.io/respec-w3c-common.js
>>>
>>> If you want to use this, just comment out your current ReSpec line 
>>> and add a line like:
>>>
>>> <script src='https://spec-ops.io/respec-w3c-common.js' 
>>> class='remove'></script>
>>>
>>> This is version 3.2.97.  So if you want the new "styles" you should 
>>> set the useExperimentalStyles variable to true.
>>>
>>> Again, sorry!
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Shane McCarron
>>> Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
>>
>>
>


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