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Re: Proposal: moving tests to GitHub

From: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:30:53 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Odin HÝrthe Omdal <odinho@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <F9981AFB970564408FEB7DFCF62D440843701C15@PRN-MBX01-4.TheFacebook.com>
On 1/22/13 12:20 PM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

>On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com> wrote:
>> There are benefits to both approaches. I would be in favor of having a
>> repository per spec (named tr_shortname-testsuite). This will make it a
>> lot easier to securely give scoped commit rights to external
>>contributors
>> when the need arises.
>
>Given how we relatively frequently move features around and have not
>exactly figured out the overall architecture I don't think that's an
>approach that scales.

That's definitely something to keep in mind. How frequent is it that a
feature moves from one spec to another (that, is outside of the continuous
flow of features that migrate from HTML5 to WebApps)?

Is your concern about history loss?

--tobie
Received on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:31:34 GMT

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