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Re: add rev. number to W3C HTML5 spec checkins?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 04:41:55 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805270441070.12907@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Mon, 26 May 2008, Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> Hixie,
> For the copy of the HTML5 draft that's maintained in dev.w3.org
> CVS, I'm wondering if it might be possible for you to refine your
> checkin script such that in the W3C CVS commit description, the
> WHATWG Subversion revision number is appended or prepended to the
> text of the commit message - preferably delimited in some way that
> makes it easy to parse out (braces, brackets, whatever); e.g.:
>   Shun UTF-32. Make it slightly clearer what 'UTF-16' means. {r1701}
> Please let me know if you think that's doable.

It might be flaky at first but in theory from now on the commit message 
will have a string of the form "(whatwg r1234)" appended to the end.

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