[Lightning-dev] [META] Organization of 1.1 Spec Effort

Matt Corallo lf-lists at mattcorallo.com
Tue Nov 27 00:13:27 UTC 2018

+100 for IRC meetings, though, really, I'd much much stronger prefer substantive discussion happen on GitHub or the mailing list. Doing finalization in a live meeting is really unfair to those who can't find the time to attend regularly (or happen to miss the one where that thing was discussed that they care about).

> On Nov 26, 2018, at 18:29, Rusty Russell <rusty at rustcorp.com.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
>        As you may know, for 1.0 spec we had a biweekly Google Hangout,
> at 5:30am Adelaide time (Monday 19:00 UTC, or 20:00 UTC Q3/4).  You can
> see the minutes of all meetings here:
>        https://docs.google.com/document/d/1oU4wxzGsYd0T084rTXJbedb7Gvdtj4ax638nMkYUmco
> The current process rules are:
> 1. Any substantive spec change requires unanimous approval at the
>   meeting before application.
> 2. Any implementation changes generally require two interoperable
>   implementations before they are considered final.
> 3. "typo, formatting and spelling" fixes which can be applied after two
>   acks without a meeting necessary.
> It's time to revisit this as we approach 1.1:
> 1. Should we move to an IRC meeting?  Bitcoin development does this.
>   It's more inclusive, and better recorded.  But it can be
>   lower-bandwidth.
> 2. Should we have a more formal approval method for PRs, eg. a
>   "CONSENSUS:YES" tag we apply once we have acks from two teams and no
>   Naks, then a meeting to review consensus, followed by "FINAL" tag and
>   commit the next meeting?  That gives you at least two weeks to
>   comment on the final draft.
> Side note: I've added milestones to PRs as 1.0/1.1; I'm hoping to clear
> all 1.0 PRs this week for tagging in the next meeting, then we can start
> on 1.1 commits.
> Thanks!
> Rusty.
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