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Re: CVS or Mercurial? (was RE: Draft spec editorship)

From: Stefan Håkansson <stefan.lk.hakansson@ericsson.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 19:04:47 +0100
Message-ID: <4ED9133F.9050708@ericsson.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
CC: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 12/02/2011 06:55 PM, Travis Leithead wrote:
>>>> The most urgent need right now seems to be to collect
>>>> use-cases/scenarios and requirements in a document. Would you
>>>> be willing to edit such a document?
>>>
>>> Would love to.
>> Excellent!
>>
>> Could you start a document at http://dev.w3.org/2011/webrtc/editor/
>> ? That is where the very first draft is stored as well. Cvs is used
>> for revision control.
>
> I can certainly do that. I've actually started work on a document on
> the Mercurial server [1] on the W3C, since: 1.  Mercurial seems to be
> the version control system that new specs at the W3C are being
> authored in (see Indexed DB [2] (in WebApps WG), User Timing [3] (in
> Perf WG), and Contacts API [4] (DAP, recently migrated). 2.  It was
> _much_ less work to get started in that system than legacy CVS (since
> I only have a user/password combo and not a public/private key
> pair--yet).
>
> I'm not certain if there are other pros/cons for/against using
> Mercurial as I'm fairly new to it...
>
> If you don't mind having the doc on Mercurial, that's easier for me.
> I've set up a folder at:
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/tip/media-stream-capture/
Since you already got started, continue on what you got!

Stefan
>
> However, I'm just as happy to work with good-old CVS also :)
>
> Let me know if you'd still like to move forward with the CVS
> location. -Travis
>
> [1] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/ [2]
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/IndexedDB/raw-file/tip/Overview.html [3]
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webperf/raw-file/tip/specs/UserTiming/Overview.html
>
>
[4] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/dap/raw-file/ce922ee80ed2/contacts/Overview.html
>
>
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