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Re: [Tooling] a new feature installed on our HTML/respec oriented repositories

From: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:28:49 +0200
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
CC: Tobie Langel <tobie@codespeaks.com>
Message-ID: <D5C05842.C2967%laudrain@hachette-livre.fr>
Thanks, very useful!
Luc


Le 21/08/2017 09:20, « Ivan Herman » <ivan@w3.org> a écrit :

>One of the problems with the Pull Request mechanism is that it is fairly
>difficult to see what changed, how the new version would really look
>like, etc. Although GitHub gives you the possibility to see the
>differences in the code, and while that is probably perfectly enough when
>GitHub is used for code development, that is not satisfactory when HTML
>files are concerned.
>
>I have configured, called PR Review (developed by Tobie Langel) which
>helps this. If you look at the latest PR[1], you will see, at the bottom
>of the comment, references to 'Preview' and to 'Diff'. The former
>provides a link to a preview (ie, with respec processed), and the latter
>shows a readable diff (not a diff on the html source but on the way the
>text has changed). (In this very case the latter is not necessary very
>useful because Matt has changed a lot but, in general, I believe that can
>be extremely useful, too). This links, and the modification of the
>comment to add these links, is done automatically. Note that if an extra
>commit is made on the branch that is to be PR-d, the links are
>automatically updated.
>
>I cc-d Tobie to thank him for this tool. I believe it will make our life
>easier.
>
>Cheers
>
>Ivan
>
>P.S. Some of you may have seen that there has been a bunch of seemingly
>unnecessary PR-s on the pwpub repository a few weeks ago: that was due to
>the fact that some problems with respec, related to this tool, came to
>the fore. However, Tobie and Marcos have successfully tracked this down
>and the tool is now operational.
>
>[1] https://github.com/w3c/wpub/pull/43
>
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