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Re: WHATWG patches staged for merge week 42

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 10:17:32 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2mkm5fhVGg50DqLWfTvmj3NiGYO7yoBYMFxXZC0rcXzxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
I've actually been wondering about this.

I'd like to encourage people to create their extension specs as a
GitHub branch so it will be easy to merge them once a merge decision
has been made.

I don't think this needs to be done under the w3c account, though. I
think it could be done under any GitHub account as long as we track
the list of extension specs here in the WG.

As for this particular one - I am glad you are including all of the
patches I have set aside in feature/whatwg_srcset - I'll just continue
moving srcset related patches there then.


On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com> wrote:
> Hi Silvia,
>> * feature/whatwg_srcset: (held back to allow for extension specs -
>> could be used as the basis for one)
>> https://github.com/w3c/html/compare/master...feature;whatwg_srcset
> In fact, it's already being used for an extension spec.[1] The srcset
> attribute extension spec gets built from the w3c-srcset branch of our
> spec repository[2]. I regularly merge from both the master and
> feature/whatwg_srcset branches into this branch.
> This is a pretty straightforward way to create and maintain extension
> specs which cover features that are present in the WHATWG HTML spec but
> not in the W3C HTML5 spec. If there are other such features people would
> like to port into the HTML WG, I'd be happy to help you get set up.
> Ted
> 1. http://dev.w3.org/html5/srcset/
> 2. https://github.com/w3c/html/tree/w3c-srcset
Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 23:23:42 UTC

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