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Re: Perspective Videos Repository Change

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2018 09:12:43 +0100
To: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Cc: EO Planning <public-eo-plan@w3.org>
Message-ID: <435368df-0258-07b2-7fc6-dea5d85d2ef2@w3.org>
On 05/03/2018 09:04, Eric Eggert wrote:
> 
> 
> On 5 Mar 2018, at 8:59, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:
> 
>> Hi Eric, all,
>>
>> I was specifically asking about the scripts and props that EOWG spent 
>> many hours on, to eventually get to the videos. These were neither in 
>> the default branch nor visible on github.io so that links to these in 
>> various minutes and wiki pages are now broken. It is also hard to know 
>> that these resources exist, but are hidden in a different branch.
> 
> As described in my email below, I changed the default branch and 
> reverted the changes. The scripts are where you expect them.
> 
>> For example, should we ever want to add new videos or update existing 
>> ones.
>>
>> I don't know the redesign technicalities and why we may or may not 
>> need different branches and new respositories -- all fine by me. I 
>> just ask that valuable knowledge assets, like these scripts, not be 
>> removed.
> 
> Which is what I made sure.
> 
>> I don't know how this applies to other repositories too.
> 
> I don't as well,

I think someone should know.


> but I am not aware of any non-deliveries material 
> lingering around in repositories. 

What you define as "deliveries material" seems very limited to what the 
public consumes. These repositories serve more than that purpose alone.


> As outlined in my email below, I 
> encourage everyone to use the wikis (or for staff: date spaces or random 
> directories on the W3C server) for things that should not be on the WAI 
> website (the scripts are not) but still have relevancy.

I will not go back to archive the entire thread of work, including the 
commit versions and issues. This is why we used GitHub for development 
in the first place. Please do not break links and existing processes.


> Again, I apologize for not clearly communicating this before.

No need for any apologies -- I know you are all working under extreme 
schedules to get this redesign. And hey, shouldn't you be off today?!

Best,
   Shadi


> Eric
> 
>>
>> Best,
>>   Shadi
>>
>>
>> On 05/03/2018 08:34, Eric Eggert wrote:
>>> Shadi made me aware yesterday that the scripts for the videos were 
>>> situated at the GitHub.io preview URL. When I made the change to 
>>> allow for preview of the /new design/, those scripts were not 
>>> available anymore as they did not belong to the deliverable that has 
>>> been ported.
>>>
>>> Shadi was unaware that not everything in the preview would be ported 
>>> over and I wasn’t aware that there is content other than the actual 
>>> deliverable in this repository.
>>>
>>> As we can’t have our cake and eat it, too, meaning there is always 
>>> only one preview of an repository, I created a new repository for the 
>>> perspective videos, called https://github.com/w3c/wai-perspective-videos
>>>
>>> I have moved some issues over there, too. I’ll try to update 
>>> documentation as I come across it.
>>>
>>> I have reverted the old https://github.com/w3c/wai-showcase-examples 
>>> to its state before the change.
>>>
>>> /Reminder/ that content on GitHub.io preview URLs is supposed to 
>>> change. If you need content to refer back to later that is not part 
>>> of the actual resource/deliverable, best use the EO wiki or wikis on 
>>> GitHub.
>>>
>>> I apologize for not clearly communicating that before.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Eric
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>> Eric Eggert
>>> Web Accessibility Specialist
>>> Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
>>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
>> Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist
>> Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
>> World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> 
> Eric Eggert
> Web Accessibility Specialist
> Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
> 

-- 
Shadi Abou-Zahra - http://www.w3.org/People/shadi/
Accessibility Strategy and Technology Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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