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Re: Attempting to publish a Presentation API WD - spec-generator times out?

From: Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015 08:22:03 +0000
To: Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org>, "mark a. foltz" <mfoltz@google.com>
CC: "public-pubrules-comments@w3.org" <public-pubrules-comments@w3.org>, François Daoust <fd@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F691FBF7-A63E-408C-98D3-6CF265CBD1B8@intel.com>
> On 13 Oct 2015, at 09:59, Denis Ah-Kang <denis@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> On 10/13/2015 10:05 AM, Denis Ah-Kang wrote:
>> 
>> On 10/12/2015 09:27 PM, mark a. foltz wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> I am attempting to publish a working draft of the Presentation API [1]
>>> using the ECHIDNA workflow documented here [2].  Everything seems to
>>> work until the spec is passed through the spec-generator server, which
>>> times out and gives me no further information [3] as to what the problem
>>> might be.
>>> 
>>> Can anyone with more access to the spec-generator output provide some
>>> clues?
>> 
>> It looks like a bug in respec. I'll investigate.
> 
> Respec has been fixed and spec-generator should now work as expected:
> https://labs.w3.org/spec-generator/?type=respec&url=https%3A%2F%2Frawgit.com%2Fw3c%2Fpresentation-api%2FTR%2Findex.html%3FspecStatus%3DWD%3BshortName%3Dpresentation-api

Thanks Denis!

Mark - please attempt to publish and let us know how it goes.

>>> Is there a simple way to run a ReSpec generated spec through the
>>> PubRules checker to see if the problem is with the spec itself?   It
>>> appears I would need to host the output on my own webserver and pass its
>>> URL to the checker.
>> 
>> The purpose of spec-generator is to be able to generate snapshots
>> easily and pass it to the different checkers.
>> In your case, the document is not even reaching pubrules so it's
>> definitely a problem during the generation of the snapshot.
>> Sorry for the inconvenience. I'll let you know when it's fixed.
> 
> To answer your question, you can pass the url above to pubrules [1] so
> you don't have to host your document somewhere.
> Note, if you are planning to publish with Echidna, don't forget to check the last checkbox on pubrules.

FYI, I updated the WG's pub workflow [2] with these tips.

Thanks,

-Anssi

> [1] https://labs.w3.org/pubrules/
> 
>>> [1] https://github.com/w3c/presentation-api/tree/TR
>>> [2]
>>> https://www.w3.org/wiki/Second_Screen/Work_Mode#Publication_as_Working_Draft
>>> 
>>> [3]
>>> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-tr-notifications/2015Oct/0037.html
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