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Re: ReSpec and https

From: Shane McCarron <ahby@aptest.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:58:13 -0500
Message-ID: <CAOk_reFm+eqWVJ9=no4tJOL-VG1-qRK4c6YsOtgANyaLLXt_mQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>
Cc: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "spec-prod@w3.org Prod" <spec-prod@w3.org>, Dom Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Or like in my case, where I host the files on a local web server (and host
respec on the same local server so I can do enhancements to respec too).

But, again, is there a problem with having the ctrl-alt-shift-S options
just convert those URIs on the way out?


On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 12:33 PM, Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net
> wrote:

> On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 7:20 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> > On Aug 14, 2013, at 12:17 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
> wrote:
> > >> And anyhow, couldn't you have respec generate relative URIs starting
> with
> > >> //w3.org/...?  That way they get whichever of http: or https: the
> > original page was fetched with.  -T
> > >
> > > Not if you're doing local edits, and thus viewing it at a file: url,
> > > as Robin said.
> >
> > That comes back to the point that perhaps in "editor's draft" mode
> > respec does one thing, then in "ready to publish" mode it does another.
>
> As Robin already said. We tried a couple of things. All that smartness had
> negative side effects (just look at a copy in a Mercurial repo which is by
> default https) and using https by default doesn't have any AFAICT. So I
> would like to keep https for these two.
>
>
>
> --
> Markus Lanthaler
> @markuslanthaler
>
>


-- 
Shane P. McCarron
Managing Director, Applied Testing and Technology, Inc.
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