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Re: Relaxing mailing list requirement

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016 16:06:52 +0900
To: Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>, spec-prod <spec-prod@w3.org>
CC: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Message-ID: <dc8c54f3-8c43-b1f4-4224-c8e9f4c8f350@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On 2016/08/19 15:30, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> As a community, we've increasingly shifted away from gathering
> spec-related feedback via mailing lists. Unfortunately, PubRules still
> requires us to include a link to a mailing list in the boilerplate of
> a spec.
>
> I'm wondering if we could relax the mailing list requirement? Instead,
> make it optional to gather feedback either through a mailing list or
> an issue tracker (e.g., Github issues).

There are people (not me) who object to the use of sites such as github 
because it forces them to use non-free JavaScript.

Also, there are people (including me) who find github highly suboptimal 
for issue tracking, because e.g. mail notifications contain virtually no 
context.

Regards,   Martin.
Received on Friday, 19 August 2016 07:07:48 UTC

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