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RE: [webauthn] updating spec attribution

From: John Fontana <jfontana@yubico.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 20:07:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CANNOEbLLLmoXA5r0yOcZhWQmzp-a-XDk+MXA8rtoyu6w1XCh-Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Jones <Michael.Jones@microsoft.com>
Cc: Anthony Nadalin <tonynad@microsoft.com>, "=JeffH" <Jeff.Hodges@kingsmountain.com>, W3C Web Authn WG <public-webauthn@w3.org>
I would like to see Emil on this list. He has jumped in with many
contributions.

On Dec 12, 2017 6:01 PM, "Mike Jones" <Michael.Jones@microsoft.com> wrote:

> See https://github.com/w3c/webauthn/pull/726 for a stab at doing this.
>
> FYI, the Bikeshed documentation I found at https://tabatkins.github.io/
> bikeshed/ described Editor and Former Editor entries - both of which are
> now used, but it did not describe anything like a Contributor entry, so all
> contributors continue to be listed in the Acknowledgements section.  If
> someone knows the Bikeshed incantation to add a Contributors section,
> please add it as a comment in the PR.
>
>                                 -- Mike
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony Nadalin [mailto:tonynad@microsoft.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:10 AM
> To: =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com>; W3C Web Authn WG <
> public-webauthn@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: [webauthn] updating spec attribution
>
> So the original authors of the FIDO spec that was accepted as a starting
> point in W3C should be listed as Editors, anyone that has consistently
> added/modified text should be listed as editor and all others would be
> contributors. I agree that we should ask each of the current members how
> they want to be listed if they have in any way contributed.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: =JeffH [mailto:Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 6:03 PM
> To: W3C Web Authn WG <public-webauthn@w3.org>
> Subject: RE: [webauthn] updating spec attribution
>
>  > My preference would be list all past and present editors in one  >
> section (no delineation of past/present), other section would be  >
> contributors (and no delineation of past/present) and final section  >
> would be acknowledgements (and no delineation of past/present)
>
> that's nominally fine by me, tho...
>
> * the masthead sections should be alphabetized.
>
>
> * what's the delineation between "editor" and "contributor"?
>
> In (many) specs I've worked on in the past, "editor" denotes who is
> actually actively contributing substantially to the spec at the time of
> spec's timestamp, and those are the folks on the hook to help jump the spec
> thru process hoops.
>
> E.g., I talked with Hubert and he's totally fine with being listed as a
> "contributor" at this time.
>
> Perhaps we should ask each of the folks in the current "editors" list how
> they wish to be denoted on the W3C webauthn spec when it goes to CR.
> Also, we should ask those listed below as "contributors to consider
> adding" how they wish to be ack'd -- as "contributor" or in
> "acknowledgements", and we are adding Angelo as an editor, and need to talk
> with Jeffrey Y. about that.
>
>
> * We already have an acknowledgements section [1] towards the end of the
> spec. It needs to be updated and I'm willing to write more detailed acks
> for those who've made key contributions, as noted below. additions to that
> list welcome.
>
>
> HTH,
>
> =JeffH
>
> [1] https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=
> https%3A%2F%2Fw3c.github.io%2Fwebauthn%2F%23acknowledgements&data=02%
> 7C01%7Ctonynad%40microsoft.com%7C5b9965e5cc8648c0c96d08d4b90a8946%
> 7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636336902284513392&sdata=
> Ij3tQbBcPqEhcZ6xEtNCIvY5kVGrJZ4gA8lqaU%2BJ0Bw%3D&reserved=0
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: =JeffH [mailto:Jeff.Hodges@KingsMountain.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 12:16 PM
> To: W3C Web Authn WG <public-webauthn@w3.org>
> Subject: [webauthn] updating spec attribution
>
> here's some musings on spec attribution in the masthead and the acks
> section. Thoughts?
>
> =JeffH
>
> ###
> CURRENT:
> * unalphabetized, stale
> * contributors are not being ack'd
>
> Editors:
>       Vijay Bharadwaj (Microsoft)
>       Hubert Le Van Gong (PayPal)
>       Dirk Balfanz (Google)
>       Alexei Czeskis (Google)
>       Arnar Birgisson (Google)
>       Jeff Hodges (PayPal)
>       Michael B. Jones (Microsoft)
>       Rolf Lindemann (Nok Nok Labs)
>       J.C. Jones (Mozilla)
>
>
> ###
> ONE PROPOSAL:
> * create "contributors" section
> * alphabetize each section
>
> Editors:
>       Dirk Balfanz (Google)       [not currently actively editing]
>       Vijay Bharadwaj (Microsoft?)[not currently actively participating]
>       Jeff Hodges (PayPal)
>       J.C. Jones (Mozilla)
>       Michael B. Jones (Microsoft)
>       Rolf Lindemann (Nok Nok Labs)
>
> Contributors:
>       Arnar Birgisson (Google)
>       Alexei Czeskis (Google)
>       Hubert Le Van Gong (PayPal)
>
>
> ###
> ANOTHER PROPOSAL:
> * create "former editors" section
> * create "contributors" section
> * alphabetize each section
>
> Editors:
>       Jeff Hodges (PayPal)
>       J.C. Jones (Mozilla)
>       Michael B. Jones (Microsoft)
>       Rolf Lindemann (Nok Nok Labs)
>
> Former Editors:
>       Vijay Bharadwaj (Microsoft)
>       Dirk Balfanz (Google)
>
> Contributors:
>       Arnar Birgisson (Google)
>       Alexei Czeskis (Google)
>       Hubert Le Van Gong (PayPal)
>
>
> ###
> contributors to consider adding:
> (these folks contributed actual portions (from small to substantial) of
> the spec):
>
>       Rahul Ghosh (Intel)
>       Angelo Liao (Microsoft)    (co-editor?)
>       Kimberly Paulhamus (Google)
>       Mike West (Google)
>       Jeffrey Yasskin (Google)    (co-editor?)
>
>
> ###
>
> acks to add:
>    Yuriy Ackermann
>    Wally Jones
>    AGL
>    Wendy Seltzer
>    Sam Weiler
>
>
> acks to detail:
>
> bzbarsky
> jyasskin
> mikewest
> Wendy & Sam
>
>
> ###
>
>
>
>
>
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