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(note that GH issues are spammable & forgeable.)
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* Lack of mailing list integration.
 
* Lack of mailing list integration.
 
* Lack of sophisticated query mechanism found in Bugzilla.
 
* Lack of sophisticated query mechanism found in Bugzilla.
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* Spammable with forgeable/spoofable attribution. Example: [https://github.com/WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/104#issuecomment-27174608 https://github.com/WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/104#issuecomment-27174608].
  
 
And with GitHub in general:
 
And with GitHub in general:

Revision as of 18:07, 29 October 2013

Most WHATWG standards are hosted on GitHub.

Makefile

To run the standard's Makefile (i.e. to run "make" in your terminal) you need to have whatwg/xref in the same parent directory as the repository of your standard (e.g. whatwg/dom). In addition you need to have installed Anolis (ms2ger/anolis).

On using GitHub Issues

Most WHATWG standards are not using GitHub Issues.

Issues some WHATWG contributors have with GitHub Issues:

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.