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RE: Request to move the test repositories to Github

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 23:28:20 +0000
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B38383FF947@TK5EX14MBXW604.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
Would w3c foot the bill for that hosting space? I didn't think that Github was free...? (I don't disagree with this idea--just curious.)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robin Berjon [mailto:robin@berjon.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 7:18 AM
> To: public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org
> Subject: Fwd: Request to move the test repositories to Github
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> there's talk of moving all repositories in which tests are developed (so not
> necessarily specs) for all WGs over to GitHub in order to help get more
> community involvement. If you have issues with such a move, please voice it
> by posting it to public-test-infra@w3.org.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> > Resent-From: public-test-infra@w3.org
> > From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
> > Date: August 8, 2012 16:11:26 GMT+02:00
> > To: "public-test-infra@w3.org" <public-test-infra@w3.org>
> > Subject: Request to move the test repositories to Github
> > archived-at:
> <http://www.w3.org/mid/CC484027.16DB7%25tobie@fb.com>
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > During a conversation in #testing today there was distinct agreement
> > that hosting the test repositories on GitHub would lower the barrier
> > for test contributions by non-W3C members and would generally be A
> Good Thing(TM).
> >
> > I've had this conversation multiple times already, invariably leading
> > to the comment that not all members/staff would be happy with this
> change.
> >
> > That's very much possible and totally understandable. But until
> > there's a forum where these issues can be raised and addressed, we're
> > stuck in status quo, which isn't very helpful either.
> >
> > I'm not sure what the best place for this conversation is, but I was
> > told test-infra@ would be a good start.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > --tobie
> >
> >
> >
> 
> --
> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
> 
> 
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