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Re: Pointer Events pull requests

From: Rick Byers <rbyers@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:13:47 -0400
Message-ID: <CAFUtAY9Ebi=0aPaDM=2b_8RqbxtNV5_HT4Ewmh3MpTdgXZwgiA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com>
Cc: "public-pointer-events@w3.org" <public-pointer-events@w3.org>
Yeah, we can do that if necessary but I suspect the automatic settings are
sufficient (since we just have a couple html and image files).  I checked a
handfull of other w3c repos and couldn't find a .gitattributes in any of
them so didn't pursue that.

On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 7:57 PM, Daniel Freedman <dfreedm@google.com> wrote:

> Github suggests using a `.gitattributes` file to enforce platform
> dependent line endings.
> https://help.github.com/articles/dealing-with-line-endings/#per-repository-settings
> 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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