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Re: Pointer Events pull requests

From: Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:57:36 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAUAVAj2Npnx47hhJRji_G7m6f1MUB-Eh0L2FkmNu3yvqW=joA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Cc: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
Github suggests using a `.gitattributes` file to enforce platform dependent
line endings.

On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org> wrote:

> Hey,
> I assume like for TECG we want one of the editors to approve pull
> requests, right?  Looks like we don't yet have the automatic notification
> setup to IRC (or the list?).
> Before I make other changes, I think we should be normalizing line
> endings.  Any objections?
> https://github.com/w3c/pointerevents/pull/5
> The HTML files were checked into GitHub with CRLF line endings. GitHub
> (and Git generally) prefers the use of LF in the repo (see
> http://adaptivepatchwork.com/2012/03/01/mind-the-end-of-your-line/ for a
> great detailed discussion). It should be easy for Windows users to have git
> auto-convert to CRLF (eg. "git config --global core.autocrlf true"), but
> it's apparently not easy for Linux/Mac users to have Git convert CRLFs in
> the repository to LF. I spot checked a few other W3C GitHub repos and the
> specs there all have LF line endings.
> This is the first non-trivial change in PEWG level 2, so hopefully diffing
> past it isn't a big deal.
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