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Re: [dpub-loc] Use Cases

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 10:25:34 +0100
Cc: Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
Message-Id: <25A5FEAE-E2CD-4D17-A680-5B88F2F25533@w3.org>
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>

> On 4 Feb 2016, at 10:17, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com> wrote:
> I agree that the organization is very useful.  It is simply unfortunate that github, as an online-only solution, doesn’t provide me that ability to respond & contribute when disconnected.   I much prefer asynchronous solutions be they email, slack – or even gdocs (that has an offline option)

It is possible to set up github so that it sends you an email for each issue in a particular repo, or for each issue you commented upon, etc. You can then reply to this email (which has some identifiers in the header); the reply goes to github and it will automatically add to the right issue. The content will be interpreted in Markdown, with the reply quotes ad (Markdown) quotes.

I am like you, I often collect such replies when I am offline. It works well. (I usually try to prune my reply (removing signatures, unnecessary quotes, etc) to make it cleaner.)


> Leonard
> From: Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com <mailto:rdeltour@gmail.com>>
> Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 1:43 PM
> To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com <mailto:lrosenth@adobe.com>>
> Cc: W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org <mailto:public-digipub-ig@w3.org>>
> Subject: Re: [dpub-loc] Use Cases
> (sending again to the list)
>> On 04 Feb 2016, at 08:58, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com <mailto:lrosenth@adobe.com>> wrote:
>> Sorry I missed the call, as I would have voted against using github in this manner.  But since things have already started there, so be it.
> Using the GitHub tracker to discuss use cases individually had been "agreed on" (or at least presented) previously, see:
>   https://www.w3.org/2016/01/25-dpub-minutes.html#item03 <https://www.w3.org/2016/01/25-dpub-minutes.html#item03>
>   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-digipub-ig/2016Jan/0177.html <https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-digipub-ig/2016Jan/0177.html>
> But -as an editor- I'm open to improving the process if you have suggestions. Why would have you voted against?
> I find that the tracker helps having organised discussions about individual issues. Of course, if one of the discussion diverges to a more general or fundamental point, we can always open a new issue or move the discussion to the list.
> Romain.

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