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Most WHATWG standards are [https://github.com/whatwg hosted on GitHub].
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== Makefile ==
 
 
 
To run the standard's Makefile (i.e. to run "make" in your terminal) you need to have [https://github.com/whatwg/xref whatwg/xref] in the same parent directory as the repository of your standard (e.g. [https://github.com/whatwg/dom whatwg/dom]). In addition you need to have installed [[Anolis]] (ms2ger/anolis).
 
 
 
== "forked from" ==
 
 
 
Although some repositories are marked as "forked from" by GitHub, they are now the "authoritative" copies (indeed, also per their original owner).
 
 
 
== On using GitHub Issues ==
 
 
 
Most WHATWG standards are not using GitHub Issues.
 
 
 
Issues some WHATWG contributors have with GitHub Issues:
 
 
 
* Lack of mailing list integration.
 
* Lack of sophisticated query mechanism found in Bugzilla.
 
 
 
And with GitHub in general:
 
 
 
* As the new Google Code it too might disappear.
 
* Hard to find new standards-related activities as people tend to put them in private and/or personal repositories.
 
* Notification system is unclear.
 
 
 
[[Category:Spec coordination]]
 

Latest revision as of 17:44, 24 January 2018

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