[Bitcoin-development] Move authorative source for BIPs to git repository

Gary Rowe g.rowe at froot.co.uk
Thu Dec 5 20:49:56 UTC 2013


Personally, I would be more inclined to submit and work on a BIP if it was
in GitHub. It's a regular home from home for me now.


On 5 December 2013 14:43, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:

> This entire discussion is recycled.  Please review the previous
> discussion, before asking the same questions over again.
>
> Properly done, there are FEWER hurdles.  In the previous discussion,
> there was outlined a process whereby the BIPS Editor would receive an
> email, and could take it from there.  No wiki login or bitcoin payment
> required.  More advanced users may submit pull requests.
>
> Compared with a hash-sealed git repo as primary source, the wiki is
> second class.
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Luke-Jr <luke at dashjr.org> wrote:
> > On Thursday, December 05, 2013 1:37:10 PM Wladimir wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >>
> >> A while ago after discussion on the mailing list a repository was set
> up to
> >> store the BIP documents, as this is deemed a more secure solution than
> >> having them on the wiki:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/bitcoin/bips
> >>
> >> To prevent confusion the next step should probably be to replace the
> BIPs
> >> on the wiki with links to the github documents, with a notice that
> changes
> >> should be proposed on github or mailed to the BIP editor (gmaxwell).
> >>
> >> Agreed?
> >
> > I think this would stifle active BIP draft editing. We're already having
> a
> > hard time getting some developers to write BIPs for their proposals - I
> don't
> > think we should be putting up bigger hurdles.
> >
> > Luke
> >
> >
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