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Re: Transferring the Presentation API spec from CG to WG

From: Lasak, Martin <martin.lasak@fokus.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2014 11:57:54 +0000
To: Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org>, Anton Vayvod <avayvod@google.com>
CC: "Kostiainen, Anssi" <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>, "public-secondscreen@w3.org" <public-secondscreen@w3.org>, "public-webscreens@w3.org" <public-webscreens@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D07FCD44.BC24%martin.lasak@fokus.fraunhofer.de>
Hi Francois,

The URL http://webscreens.github.io/presentation-api/ might have been used
in blogs, presentations, etc where we cannot enforce to update to the new
location. But there is a trick to fix this:

Just initialize again the repository at
http://webscreens.github.io/presentation-api/ followed by creating the
gh-pages branch that contains a notice/forward to new location. This
worked for me and i hope it helps.

Viele Grüße / Best regards
   Martin Lasak

Am 05.11.14 12:03 schrieb "Francois Daoust" unter <fd@w3.org>:

>On 2014-11-04 18:45, Anton Vayvod wrote:
>> Hi Francois et al,
>> http://webscreens.github.io/presentation-api/ shows GitHub's 404 for me.
>Ah, so transferring did break something ;)
>GitHub does not redirect GitHub Pages associated with the repository [1]
>when ownership is transferred. New address is thus:
>  http://w3c.github.io/presentation-api/
>I'll go through existing references to the latest draft on GitHub (on
>the CG Web site and in the spec itself in particular) to update the links.
>> Thanks,
>> Anton.
>> On Tue, Nov 4, 2014 at 9:05 AM, Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org
>> <mailto:fd@w3.org>> wrote:
>>     Hi Anssi,
>>     On 2014-10-17 15:34, Kostiainen, Anssi wrote:
>>     [...]
>>         In addition, I suggest we share the spec infrastructure with
>>         other W3C WGs going forward and transfer the ³presentation-api²
>>         repository from ³webscreens² to the ³w3c² GitHub org [2]. We
>>         should be able to easily transfer the repo with all of its
>>         issues, PRs etc. and the GitHub Pages should also redirect
>>         automatically.
>>         Francois - since you have owner privileges for ³webscreens²
>>         already, you should be able to do the transfer if you become an
>>         owner for ³w3c² org as well.
>>     I thought I'd wait until after TPAC, to avoid running in a situation
>>     where I had broken something while people were willing to look at
>>     the spec and issues. Not that transferring a repo usually breaks
>>     anything, but who knows...
>>     Anyway, TPAC is over, so I transferred the "presentation-api"
>>     repository to the "w3c" GitHub organization. I also created a
>>     "Second Screen" W3C team with read/write rights to the repository.
>>     The team includes Anssi, Dominik and myself for the time being, and
>>     can be extended as needed.
>>     Please note the new address for the Presentation API repository:
>>     https://github.com/w3c/__presentation-api/
>>     <https://github.com/w3c/presentation-api/>
>>       (GitHub automatically redirects old URLs to the new repository)
>>     Thanks,
>>     Francois.
Received on Wednesday, 5 November 2014 11:58:28 UTC

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