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contributor access to svg2-tests repository

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 10:49:09 +1000
Message-ID: <4FC41D05.1020009@mcc.id.au>
To: SVG WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Dirk asked during the call last week whether we could have the 
svg2-tests repository set up so that external contributors could submit 
tests, like they can with the CSS WG's repository.  I have this set up 
now.  Once we are ready (and I think we should get Shepherd running 
first) we can advertise this link on the wiki:


which asks the contributor for their details.  This results in an email 
being set to jwatt and myself, and we can then enable their account with 
the details they provide and create their directory, which is 
"contributors/" + username.  (The password entered into the form is 
stored hashed on the server, not emailed in the clear to us.)

Once their account is enabled, they may check out and push to


but any pushes that change files outside of their own directory will fail.

WG members should still push via ssh, where this access control is not 

Received on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 00:49:44 UTC

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