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Re: Proposal: moving tests to GitHub

From: Julian Aubourg <j@ubourg.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:48:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CANUEoetPTKSXDHzeHema+g6_OaVKC2RmFdDGizrRfCfJz8+8hQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Cc: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>, Odin Hørthe Omdal <odinho@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
I love the idea of moving to github.

The one-repo idea, while much simpler from a maintenance point of view,
could easily be a burden on users that subscribe to it. Even more so for
people who can merge PRs (and thus will receive an email for a PR
initiatedfor any spec).

Not saying it is blocking but it's something to keep in mind. Mail filters
can go a long way here but filtering out specific specs kinda defeats the
purpose of having so many eyes looking at everything.

Le mardi 22 janvier 2013, Robin Berjon a écrit :

> On 22/01/2013 17:14 , Tobie Langel wrote:
>> On 1/22/13 4:45 PM, "Robin Berjon" <robin@w3.org> wrote:
>>> You *do* need to make the proper commitments for the test suite, but
>>> those are much lighter and can easily be extended to all.
>> Moving to GitHub should be an excellent occasion to revisit how the CLA
>> works and provide better integration, e.g.: by using something like
>> CLAHub[1].
> FYI we're looking at CLAHub as a possible solution for this (either
> directly or with a few modifications to tie it into our systems). No
> promises but it's on the table.
>  That's why we're proposing to ditch per-WG anything here. The way
>>> html-testsuite is set up, we already have subdirectories for html,
>>> canvas2d, and microdata. Those are all from the HTML WG, but they're
>>> just listed as the individual specs. We can keep on adding more specs in
>>> there (the Web Crypto people are looking to do that).
>> That sounds good to me. It's the per WG siloing I'm opposed to, not the
>> one repository to rule them all idea.
> Good! Well, it looks like everyone agrees... If we're forging ahead, I
> have admin rights to the repo so you know who to prod.
> --
> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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