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Re: Perspective Videos Repository Change

From: Eric Eggert <ee@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:49:03 +0100
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: "EO Planning" <public-eo-plan@w3.org>
Message-ID: <284E5825-F830-46DF-AAD8-E11B407C06A8@w3.org>


On 5 Mar 2018, at 9:12, Shadi Abou-Zahra wrote:

> 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.

Resource Managers should know. And you did. And I reversed the changes.

>> 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.

I was not aware of this. As stated previously.

>> 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.

Nobody suggested this.

> This is why we used GitHub for development in the first place. Please 
> do not break links and existing processes.

I have reversed the changes. I unbroke the links. You can use processes 
as you want. But I am trying to get the redesign done and that means 
that I have to port a lot of content that resource managers did not.

>> 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?!

Yes, I am supposed to work on other stuff, but it was important to me to 
reverse the mistake.

Eric

>
> 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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Eric Eggert
Web Accessibility Specialist
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
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