[foaf-protocols] webid.info -- WEBID: ISSUE-5 Move Github repository to WebID community-owned repository

Nathan nathan at webr3.org
Tue Sep 21 23:52:17 CEST 2010


Henry Story wrote:
> On 21 Sep 2010, at 21:48, Stéphane Corlosquet wrote:
> 
>> from http://github.com/msporny/webid-spec/issues#issue/5
>>
>> We should determine whether or not we should move this repository to a WebID community-owned repository. One issue is that organizations aren't allowed to own more than one free account on Github. We may have to pay for github account.
>>
>> One of the issue which we discussed in the third webid call 2 weeks ago [1] was to move the webid-spec repository (along with the getwebid.org HTML sources) to a neutral, community-owned github repository. I was making the point that this should happen as soon as possible so there isn't too much data to move around. Henry voiced an opinion about putting it off until the next call (which was today). We were supposed to take a decision today, but we ran out of time during the call. I'm still in favor of making this move asap.
>>
>> Steph.
>>
>> [1] http://getwebid.org/meetings/text/webid-telecon-20100907.txt
> 
> I suppose I am not against. But I find $7 a month for a bug database a bit much,
> even if Manu pays for it.
> 
> Other options I can think of:
> 
> 1. Have a page per bug on the esw wiki
>   perhaps 
>    WebID/Spec/Issues/{1,2,3}
>   etc..
> 
> 2. another repository?
> 
> 3. I have webid.info
> 
>    We could put a bug tracker on there and the spec too.
>    If someone has a machine I'll point it that way. 
>    Michael Hausenblas at DERI suggested this might be a possibility. I quite like
> the idea of DERI galway hosting it, as they are a very reputable academic institution. 

re 2: could we not ask W3C if they'll host the group w/ issue tracker 
etc? seems like a logical home, or does an official XG/WG w/ charter 
from W3C need to be in place for this to happen?

cc'd www-archive.

Best,

Nathan


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