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Re: Editors: Going with hg or sticking with CVS?

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:33:02 +0200
Message-ID: <50818ECE.6080808@w3.org>
To: Ryan Sleevi <sleevi@google.com>
CC: "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
As it seems all non-WG members who commited to DomCrypt (i.e. man of 
mystery ms2ger) are OK with HG, so as soon as I get an OK from Arun I'll 
hit the switch button and update the WG homepage. Hopefully by next meeting!

On 10/19/2012 07:27 PM, Ryan Sleevi wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org> wrote:
>> So I checked in with Systems Team over
>> cvs.w3.org:/w3ccvs
>> being available or mirrored magically with:
>> dev.w3.org:/sources/public
>> as currently, looking at dev.w3.org, there's no "2012" branch :)
>> They responded that dev.w3.org and cvs.w3.org are deliberately separate
>> repositories with different access rights and different services so should
>> not be mixed as only cvs.w3.org:/w3ccvs reflects on www.w3.org mirrors while
>> dev.w3.org:/sources/public has publicly visible cvsweb and anonymous public
>> cvs pserver.
>> Another option is we have a HG (mercurial) repo
>> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/domcrypt
>> That we could reset to make "webcrypto" and then move over Editors Drafts of
>> both the existing API and a "new" use-case document over there.
>> Editors - any opinion?
>> Also, a plus of dev.w3.org/dvcs.w3.org is the public nature of the repos.
>> Arun thought that the more public, the better, and I tend to agree.
>>     cheers,
>>         harry
> HG. All the way. I have previously expressed support for this on calls.
> If anything, simply being able to diff between revisions is worth
> whatever reposistory-switch overhead. I'm a big fan of small commits
> with easily referenced URLs, which the current CVS system does not
> encourage.
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