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Re: DOM API docs move script

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2013 07:53:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPpFfL_NMotjDErirBQ0LCRMggdjP-GHBqgcuufre7Lu3w@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>
Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Thanks fro', you da man!
Let's revisit this when you're ready.
~Scott



On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:10 AM, David Kirstein <frozenice@frozenice.de>wrote:

> Certainly, good sir! Iíll take a look at it maybe this evening or so.****
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> Iím currently working on another thing for the wiki, so I want to finish
> that first, preferably. ;)****
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> -fro****
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> *Von:* Scott Rowe [mailto:scottrowe@google.com]
> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 2. Mai 2013 03:06
> *An:* public-webplatform@w3.org; David Kirstein
> *Betreff:* DOM API docs move script****
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> We need someone to build and execute a script that will move the DOM API
> pages into their proper organization.****
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> Lemme splain [1]:****
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> The good news is that most of the 1,129 pages in the dom namespace already
> have an attribute that describes their preferred location, and this could
> be used in a script to move them to that location. The attribute is the *Applies
> to* field, which is a parameter of the API_Object_Method, and
> API_Object_Property templates. The value is consistently the object to
> which the method or property belongs. We want methods and properties under
> their objects (i.e. dom/Element/error). ****
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> The bad news is that we also need to update the pages that link to these
> pages with the new location in the link since we want to avoid creating a
> huge pile of redirects. So the script/bot would need to update those pages
> that link to dom pages.****
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> We need some sort of bot/script that performs these tasks. I've scoped and
> outlined the work involved in WPD:Projects/DOM_API_docs [2]. The pseudocode
> for the script is there, too.****
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> *frozenice*: would you be available to whip up a script to accomplish
> this?****
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> ~Scott****
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> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yokQ0_8__ts****
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> [2]
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Projects/DOM_API_docs#Reorganization_procedure
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