[rfc-i] [Ietf-and-github] RFC Editor & Github

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk at mit.edu
Mon Feb 25 07:20:32 PST 2019


On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:18:12AM -0500, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> What worries me about the Github workflow is that it is really really easy
> to respond to an email. Learning how to use a tool that was not well
> thought out in the first place for a purpose it was not intended to serve
> is not easy.
> 
> My experience of the OpenPGP working group was that the contributions were
> quickly reduced to the set of people who were familiar with Git and that
> set of people wasn't enough to sustain the group.
> 
> Workflow tools are great. We can surely do better than email for workflow.
> But if people want to use Github, They have to be prepared to at the very
> least write up a description of how to use it.

And thus, here we are, with a WG chartered to write up a description of how
to use it.

Maybe we should switch gears and focus on working on that...

-Ben


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