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Re: Split the `w3c/webappsec` respository?

From: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2015 17:31:23 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEeYn8jh5T5MGAYqaKmcMm1Affw_QHd3o-ZQCCrL+1JpaKFvzA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Frederik Braun <fbraun@mozilla.com>, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
Cc: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, Dan Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>, Francois Marier <francois@mozilla.com>, Joel Weinberger <jww@google.com>, Devdatta Akhawe <dev@dropbox.com>, Jochen Eisinger <eisinger@google.com>, David Ross <drx@google.com>, Yan Zhu <yan@eff.org>, Deian Stefan <deian@cs.stanford.edu>
I'm in favor of splitting the repos, especially since it seems it will let
us use (or use with less effort) better tooling like Echidna for
auto-publication.

On Tue, Sep 8, 2015 at 1:42 AM Frederik Braun <fbraun@mozilla.com> wrote:

> +1 on splitting:
>
> Travis-ci currently builds a few specs but integrates in pull requests
> for unrelated specifications. I also got emails from travis-ci that
> another spec's build tests were (still) broken after pushing my commits.
>
> I'm also hoping to unsubscribe GitHub notifications for a few
> specifications under webappsec, which is currently impossible as
> notifications are repo-wide.
>
> I am doing this under the assumption that contentious issues will be
> raised on the list and things that remain solely on GitHub are mostly
> editorial. (Mike has told me there were issues that violate this
> assumption, but I don't think everyone within this working group should
> have to monitor both. We can discuss this in another thread, thuogh)
>
>
>
> On 08.09.2015 10:33, Mike West wrote:
> > In https://twitter.com/mikewest/status/639400263007236096, I asked The
> > Internets whether or not we should split the `w3c/webappsec` repository
> > into a dozen or so specification-specific repositories. There wasn't a
> > ton of response either way, but the folks who wanted the repository
> > split seemed a little more vehement in their advocacy. :)
> >
> > What say ye, public-webappsec@? Do you like the single repository for
> > everything? Or would you prefer one repository per specification (with
> > the `w3c/webappsec` repository remaining for things like the charter,
> > and as an index/redirect machine for all the WG's specs)?
> >
> > CCing chairs and editors explicitly, as they'll be most effected if we
> > change things up.
> >
> > -mike
> >
> > --
> > Mike West <mkwst@google.com <mailto:mkwst@google.com>>, @mikewest
> >
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> Bleh.)
>
>
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