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RE: Proposal to move WebApps' tests to github [Was: Re: Opera's SSE Tests on GitHub]

From: Kris Krueger <krisk@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 22:50:57 +0000
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, ext Odin HÝrthe Omdal <odinho@opera.com>
CC: Tina Zhao <tina.zhao@intel.com>, "public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org" <public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0A605FCDA3A4DC45A98B0DDD1C5351A705524CBB@TK5EX14MBXW601.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
HTML has moved though to be clear it has not provide a lot of new 'test submitters' which was the primary goal.  The migration is not completed yet and we still have more infrastructure work to get done to get the HTML Test suite back to where it was 'pre-move'.

Issues that still exists 
* We don't have a mechanism in place yet to sync and publish content from github -> www.w3c-test.org
* It's not clear how exactly this will work when you have a 'fork'
* php file submission/enabling needs to be completed

One issue did come up which is something we have not had to deal with CVS/Hg on w3c sites is getting access blocked.
See -> http://gigaom.com/2013/01/21/github-is-blocked-in-china/

-Kris

-----Original Message-----
From: Arthur Barstow [mailto:art.barstow@nokia.com] 
Sent: Monday, January 21, 2013 6:21 AM
To: ext Odin HÝrthe Omdal
Cc: Tina Zhao; public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org
Subject: Proposal to move WebApps' tests to github [Was: Re: Opera's SSE Tests on GitHub]

On 1/21/13 8:23 AM, ext Odin HÝrthe Omdal wrote:
> HTML tests have all moved to GitHub[1].  We had many discussions about 
> that on TPAC.  My understanding was that this move was not only for 
> HTML, but for all groups.  The infrastructure for it should be in 
> place, so it should be quite easy.
>
> So when I was speaking about GitHub, I actually meant having the full 
> webapps repository there, and adding the SSE tests to the relevant 
> subfolder on that repository.  I did not mean the current 
> forked-off-on-its-own repository on GitHub that the Opera SSE tests 
> have now.
>
> We just had a user Yaffle make 6 pull requests on GitHub [2] which is 
> a reinforcement of the reasons for moving our test repositories to 
> GitHub :-)  Also, HTML has already done the hard bits, so it should be 
> rather easy for us to move now.
>
>
> So, where do I/we start for doing this?

During WebApps' TPAC 2012 meeting, the group did not discuss moving its test repo to Github -  that move was discussed in one of Wednesday's TP meeting breakout sessions.

If you want to pursue this move, to facilitate WG-wide feedback, please send a proposal to public-webapps. Also, in the proposal, please be clear about who you expect to do the work.

-Thanks, AB


> [1] https://github.com/w3c/html-testsuite
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/event-source/pulls
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