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Re: CfC: move WebApps' test suites to Github; deadline March 22

From: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2013 02:56:07 +0100
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, "public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org" <public-webapps-testsuite@w3.org>, "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Message-ID: <op.wt2ibtoyy3oazb@chaals.local>
On Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:40:18 +0100, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>  

> As you probably know, the HTMLWG recently moved its test suite to GitHub  
> (GH). Tobie, Robin, Odin, Ms2ger and others propose WebApps do the same  
> and this is a Call for Consensus to do so.

We support the move.


> Odin defined the new testing process for GH in [Proposal] and this will  
> replace most, if not all, of the testing processes already agreed  
> [Testing]. (Some things like using testharness.js will remain the same.)
> Assuming this CfC passes:
> * [Proposal] will likely be updated as we gain experience with GH and  
> may be replaced by more general information like  
> <https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/blob/master/README.md>.
> * The root of the repository will be the same as HTML(WG):  
> <https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests> and each of WebApps' specs  
> will have its own subdir. For example the Web Storage test suite would  
> be <https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/webstorage/>.
> * WebApps' hg test repository <https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webapps/> will  
> become Read-only (i.e. write access will be turned off).
> * Tobie, Robin, Odin and Ms2ger will do the work of the move (Test  
> Facilitators are not required to do the work).
> If you have any comments or concerns about this CfC, please reply to  
> this e-mail by March 22 at the latest. Positive response is preferred  
> and encouraged, and silence will be considered as agreement with the  
> proposal.
> -Thanks, AB
> [Proposal] <http://www.w3.org/wiki/Webapps/Submitting_tests>
> [Testing] <http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/Testing>

Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
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