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

From: Daniel Weck <daniel.weck@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:01:34 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+FkZ9FEZpP2o9bsmre_YRPMgDAQ9+0CUBfiFisD0JJi_Bn2hg@mail.gmail.com>
To: AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>, Tobie Langel <tobie@codespeaks.com>
Really great!
Dan

On 21 August 2017 at 08:28, AUDRAIN LUC <LAUDRAIN@hachette-livre.fr> wrote:
> 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
>>
>>----
>>Ivan Herman, W3C
>>Publishing@W3C Technical Lead
>>Home: http://www.w3.org/People/Ivan/
>>mobile: +31-641044153
>>ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0782-2704
>>
>>
>
>
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