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From Joe Bowser <bows...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Use of Google Docs for Planning / Specifications / etc
Date Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:30:22 GMT
+1, I think there's an ASF rule about this somewhere.

On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> +1, it's a bad excuse on my side but the extra step in opening the link is
> sometimes enough to discourage me from even looking at proposals :P
>
> On 4/5/13 10:18 AM, "Michael Brooks" <michael@michaelbrooks.ca> wrote:
>
>>Hey guys,
>>
>>I know this has been on the minds of a number of contributors and I want
>>to
>>bring it up on the list.
>>
>>I think we need to stop using Google Docs for drafting our plans,
>>specifications, and such.
>>
>>For myself, this is a little disappointing because I like Google Docs and
>>I
>>think it's easy to comment and amend the document. However, the data is
>>not
>>hosted by Apache Infrastructure and the changes are not captured on the
>>source control, mailing list, issue tracker, or wiki. In other words, it's
>>side stepping the regular channels that contributors would monitor.
>>
>>For future documents, we should be using the wiki. The wiki does support
>>rendering comments [1], so we can achieve the same effect as Google
>>Docs...
>>just in a more awkward way.
>>
>>Thoughts? If someone can make a compelling case to keep using Google Docs,
>>I'm all ears.
>>
>>Michael
>>
>>[1] http://wiki.apache.org/cordova/HelpOnComments
>

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