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Organizing the issues - GitHub Projects?

From: <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:43:38 +0000
To: <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
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The list of issues on our GitHub is getting quite overwhelming [1].
A few weeks ago I proposed that we make some groupings using GitHub's Milestones and set up a few [2] but this doesn't appear to have helped much.
Effectively the Milestones are just a kind of glorified tag (label).
And we definitely have too many tags (labels) [3].

So, here's another suggestion: create a GitHub Project for each deliverable [4].
GitHub "Projects" provides a rudimentary Kanban board for each project, allowing issues to be sorted in status ("todo", "in progress", "done") [5].
It seems to correspond pretty well with deliverables, and at least will allow us to look at the issues associated with the separate deliverables more cleanly.

Any comments?

[1] https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/issues
[2] https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/milestones
[3] https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/labels
[4] https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/projects
[5] https://help.github.com/articles/about-project-boards/

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