[rfc-i] GitHub references

Brian E Carpenter brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 14:26:10 PST 2018


On 09/03/2018 10:58, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On 8 Mar 2018, at 17:54, Heather Flanagan (RFC Series Editor) wrote:
> 
>> Where do you see the full title? Is it in a location consistent from 
>> one
>> repository to the next?
> 
> This is a problem with GitHub: the "title" of a repo can change easily 
> over time. Having said that, it might be OK to use the title at the time 
> of publication. Humorously, for mping, right now that is empty.

And that is not something the RFC Editor can fix. However, I think that
the rule should be: use the repo's title if there is one. For example,
https://github.com/becarpenter/graspy has a title that would suffice, IMNSHO.

    Brian


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