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Re: CSS - External Examples

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:51:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPr3qKsiSfVPYWZf6weDaAMgS7MeM_gSTzmmuJpvNuNypA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
Cc: Mike Sierra <letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com>, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com>, Eliezer Bernart <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com>, Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>, List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>
You can't upload directly to code.webplatform.org. But you can upload to

http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/Special:Upload

Then reference the file in your CSS, like zo:

http://code.webplatform.org/gist/6115439

which is the codelet for the background property:

http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/background

~Scott



On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>wrote:

>  First, THANKS to Eliezer!!****
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> Mike, you can link to images hosted elsewhere, like one posted to the
> image bank or the blog. ****
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> <img src="http://docs.webplatform.org/w/images/7/7b/Canvas_backdrop.png">*
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> <img src="
> http://blog.webplatform.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/vermeer_laptop.jpg
> ">****
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> Not sure how and whether you can upload directly to code.webplatform.org.*
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> HTH,****
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> Eliot****
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> *From:* Mike Sierra [mailto:letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8:22 AM
> *To:* Julee Burdekin
> *Cc:* Eliezer Bernart; Eliot Graff; Julee; Renoir Boulanger; List
> WebPlatform public
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> *Subject:* Re: CSS - External Examples****
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> I have a few I may be able to port over, but can you remind me if
> code.webplatform.org can host static dependencies such as images & videos?
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> --Mike S****
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> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Julee Burdekin <jburdeki@adobe.com>
> wrote:****
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>  I'm thinking the next step is to see which ones can be ported over to
> code.wbplatform.org, versus those that need to be replaced with original,
> new examples. Then, call for new samples.****
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> I can take a stab at porting over the ones that can be moved without a
> license conflict, unless someone else wants to do it or take some of them.
> ****
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> J
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> Sent from my iPad****
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> On Oct 22, 2013, at 3:24 AM, "Eliezer Bernart" <eliezer.bernart@gmail.com>
> wrote:****
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>   Hey Folks,****
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> Today I had some free time, so in a talk with Julee, offered my help to
> find manually the pages with those external references.****
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> After check all the pages listed at properties's page [1], I made a
> spreadsheet with all the external links that I saw, classifying by their
> origin. In the final of the search were listed 25 properties pages, the
> spreadsheet can be found on the link [2].****
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> I hope that this list may help.****
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> Thanks!****
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> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties****
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> [2]
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Au8uhTttAocYdFU3Mk1IMjFTR2pTYnNkQ1dvdFFFYXc&usp=sharing
> ****
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> Eliezer****
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> @eliezerbernart****
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> eliezerb****
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> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 3:24 PM, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>
> wrote:****
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>  Hi All.****
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>  ****
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> Julee mentions these below, but I want to be specific for the MSDN
> content. ****
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> For the topics that came from MSDN and/or which link to an MSDN sample, we
> (Microsoft) donated the content with the intent that the sample could be
> used outright in the Webplatform Docs pages. A few things:****
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>  ****
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> ·       If the page links to a live code example on
> http://samples.msdn.microsoft.com, as in the CSS behavior property [1],
> the code should be hosted on http://code.webplatform.org/, per the
> instructions in Code sample best practices [2] and the link changed. ****
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> ·       Some of the code samples that were donated from MSDN were written
> using HTML4.01 best practices (such as all caps for element names), and
> therefore you should examine the samples to make sure they do not need
> updating. ****
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> ·       Also, because of changes to the web platform, some samples may be
> broken. You should therefore test the sample (just run it) to make sure it
> works as expected.****
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> ·       When we converted the MSDN pages to MediaWiki content, we
> migrated the syntax blocks into the pages, and then the MediaWiki template
> created a syntax block. Any page that has the two syntax blocks is a flag
> that the page can use editing (and the syntax block after the compatibility
> tables is redundant).****
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> ·       Our template structure inserts related links based on the Topics
> and Topic clusters that are selected in editing. In addition, there may be
> a few or many related links that were ported over from MSDN and which point
> to MSDN. Those will appear in external links and manual links when you
> edit, and you can remove them.****
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>  ****
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> Renoir mentioned that we have discussed creating a script to identify
> pages that still have these issues. Until then, we don’t have a systematic
> way of finding these issues. But the right people are working on it.****
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> Hope this helps,****
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> Eliot ****
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> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/behavior****
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> [2]
> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Manual_Of_Style/Sample_best_practices
> ****
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>  ****
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> *From:* Julee [mailto:julee@adobe.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, October 21, 2013 10:01 AM
> *To:* Renoir Boulanger; Eliezer Bernart
> *Cc:* List WebPlatform public****
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> *Subject:* Re: CSS - External Examples****
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>  ****
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> Hi, Renoir & Eliezer:****
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> I was waiting to see if some others were going to respond to this first,
> and still hope folks chime in here.****
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> My opinion is:****
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> * If the example is from W3Schools, or another site that may have a
> different license than ours (CC-by), then that samples should be replaced.
> (We can link to that sample in the "See Also" section, "External links"
> subsection.)****
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> * If the example is from the contributor's personal website or other code
> pen, we can ask if they want to move it, but if we get no response, I think
> it's fine to keep it.****
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>  ****
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> Thanks.****
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> J****
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> ----------------------------****
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> julee@adobe.com****
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> @adobejulee****
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> *From: *Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>
> *Date: *Sunday, October 20, 2013 6:41 PM
> *To: *Eliezer Bernart <eliezerbernart@gmail.com>
> *Cc: *WebPlatform Public List <public-webplatform@w3.org>, julee <
> julee@adobe.com>
> *Subject: *Re: CSS - External Examples****
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>  ****
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> Hey Eliezer,
>
> @Julee, you might want to chime in on the topic.
>
> This is a nice catch, actually. You are right, Eliezer, we have many pages
> that also uses examples from other sources such as MSDN and we have a
> pending issue for that matter.
>
> Mostly:
> - list code samples who are in the pages and not in the
> code.webplatform.org
> - flag ones that shows old ways of working (e.g. tags in uppercase,
> tagsoup, etc)
>
> And rework those in particular.
>
> A task that we discussed in a meeting was to create a database query and
> get those pages.
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> We should have such task created in project.webplatform.org. If there is
> none yet; create a task (Infrastructure) and assign it to me.
>
> It has to be worked on and the task just might have had fallen through
> cracks.
>
> Thanks
>
> Renoir Boulanger | Developer operations engineer
> W3C | webplatform.org
>
> http://w3.org/people/#renoirbhttps://renoirboulanger.com ✪ @renoirb
> ~
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> Eliezer Bernart <eliezerbernart@gmail.com> wrote:****
>
> Hey Folks!****
>
>  ****
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> Now that the CSS properties are almost complete I would like to say
> congrats for the great step forward to finish this journey.****
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>  ****
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> For the last couple of days, reviewing some examples in older CSS
> properties (probably made before code.webplatform.org), I found some
> examples which the "View live example" link points to an external
> reference, sometimes to a domain from the user who wrote the example, or
> some examples of an affiliated page, other times to an external website not
> affiliated to the Webplatform.org project.****
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>  ****
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> Examples:****
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> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/background-image****
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> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/zoom****
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> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/text-decoration****
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> http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/text-overflow-ellipsis****
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>  ****
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> In most of the cases, those examples (made by the users) or imported from
> other websites are really helpful for beginners, so my questions are:
>
> 1. Should we move them to the code.webplatform.org ?
> 2. Can we track all the external live examples and check if they are under
> the Webplatform.org domain?****
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> 3. All the properties should have a live example?****
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> Eliezer****
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> @eliezerbernart****
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> eliezerb****
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