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[whatwg] diffed versions (CVS)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 00:15:38 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603022339420.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> Would it be possible to use (public) CVS or Subversion for the drafts 
> that are created so its easier to track changes in the document?

Sure.

http://svn.whatwg.org/

Please remind me to check stuff in if I forget.


> Best thing would be if there was some list to which CVS diff-logs would 
> be e-mailed or so. Would make it a lot easier to track changes.

I'll leave setting that up as an exercise to the reader. If you want me to 
set up a mailing list to use for this, let me know.


On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Jasper Bryant-Greene wrote:
>
> I can help with implementation/hosting of this if necessary. If it is 
> decided to go ahead with this, whoever's responsible is welcome to email 
> me off-list.

Thanks, but no need. :-)


On Sat, 25 Feb 2006, Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> 
> Installing MediaWiki can be an alternative. The spec could be split 
> nicely into a number of relatively small topics, and the history of 
> modifications would be kept for each of them. MediaWiki shows 
> differences between versions in a nice visual layout.

Converting the spec to wiki format is not an option while I'm an editor.

HTH,
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