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Re: Naming directories in web-platform-tests

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:51:52 +0900
To: "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>
Cc: Tobie Langel <tobie@w3.org>, public-test-infra <public-test-infra@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130417005151.GM95469@sideshowbarker>
"Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>, 2013-04-16 16:57 -0700:

> On Apr 16, 2013, at 3:47 PM, Michael[tm] Smith wrote:
> FWIW, the CSSWG is going to be renaming most of our spec's shortnames in
> /TR space soon (with the appropriate redirects) to have a single
> consistent pattern (and remove css3-*). We already made this change in
> our draft repository.

With respect, I don't think it would be a good idea for the rest of us to
use that as a good precedent.

> I recommend giving each WG a chance to chime in if they have plans to
> change their shortnames (for their own reasons), then rename all the
> directories in the repo to match /TR space (or any planned changes in /TR
> space).

I recommend that we don't encourage working groups to start making requests
to change a bunch of short names. At least not unless we could agreement
that it's actually a good idea instead of a bad one.


Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
Received on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 00:52:00 UTC

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