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Re: DVCS status?

From: Alexandre Bertails <bertails@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:37:22 -0400
To: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org, Jean-Guilhem Rouel <jean-gui@w3.org>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, tgambet@w3.org
Message-ID: <1276623442.3418.18.camel@simplet>
Hi Ville,

On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 19:51 +0300, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Friday 11 June 2010, Jean-Guilhem Rouel wrote:
> > Le 10/06/2010 11:58, Dominique Hazael-Massieux a écrit :
> > > Le mercredi 09 juin 2010 à 23:24 +0300, Ville Skyttä a écrit :
> > >>    I'd be interested in moving validator and link checker
> > >> 
> > >> development to Mercurial (or Git, if available)...
> > > 
> > > I'm copying Jean-Gui and Thomas on this, hoping they might have feedback
> > > on the feasibility / possible timeline of doing this — I know we've also
> > > started experimenting with setting up Trac to be coupled with some of
> > > these Mercurial repositories, and this may also be relevant to that
> > > discussion.
> > 
> > Converting from CVS to Mercurial worked well for Unicorn and is quite
> > easy to do. Alexandre would have to create the Mercurial repository
> > first, but I think he needs a group of allowed "pushers". I am going to
> > request a new repository linked to a new group.
> > 
> > About Trac, we are not yet ready to deploy it, but once it is, I'll
> > contact you, Ville.
> 
> Ok, thanks.
> 
> One related request in case someone who can do something about is listening: 
> 
> Could the subject of the commit messages include information about the 
> project/repository things were committed in?  Currently they look like 
> "commit: $description" but it'd be easier to spot messages related to 
> projects/repos one's interested in if they looked for example like "$project 
> commit: $description", e.g. instead of "commit: restricted validation to 
> public IP", say "unicorn commit: restricted validation to public IP"
> 

I thought your idea was good so I implemented it. See the result for
example in [1].

Alexandre.

[1]
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator-cvs/2010Jun/0169.html
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