This is an EXPERIMENTAL git repository for use by anybody that would like to contribute to the HTML5 specification via the HTML Working Group. You can clone and modify the repository without permission from anybody.
For commit rights, you must be a member of the HTML Working Group and agree to the W3C Patent and Copyright policy. Once you have agreed to the W3C policies, contact Manu Sporny and he can give you commit access to the repository.
This repository is backed up regularly but is INTENDED FOR SANDBOX/EXPERIMENTATION PURPOSES ONLY and is NOT SUPPORTED in any way by the W3C officially nor by the W3C systems team in particular.
If you have any problems with it, contact me directly.
2009-07-25 Manu Sporny <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To build the HTML5 Specification, you will need the following tools, which are available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux:
GNU Autoconf 2.61, GNU Make 3.79, Subversion 1.5, Git 1.6, and Anolis 1.0
If you would like to eventually perform commits to the HTML 5 Specification, you should sign up for a free github account by going to the following website: http://github.com/
You can then clone the repository by running the following commands:
mkdir -p html5
git clone email@example.com:html5/spec.git
If you don’t want to get a github account, you can clone the repository by running the following commands:
mkdir -p html5
git clone git://github.com/html5/spec.git
To build the HTML5 specification, run the following commands:
If you would like to contribute to the HTML5 specification, please use proper source control etiquette:
git push origin HEAD:refs/heads/YOUR_GITHUB_USERNAME
git checkout --track -b YOUR_GITHUB_USERNAME origin/YOUR_GITHUB_USERNAME
git push origin HEAD:refs/heads/msporny
git checkout --track -b msporny origin/msporny
git checkout master
git merge YOUR_GITHUB_USERNAME
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