On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 1:55 PM Anne Slaughter <
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> I hear you. Personally my web dev past is so ancient I'm officially not a
> coder and have to work to get my head around GitHub every time I touch it.
A number of people have shared similar sentiments with me in the past.
They would like to contribute, but this is a barrier.
1) Tools that unnecessarily deter otherwise capable people introduce
2) There's a lot to be said for using the right tool for the job. Github is
purpose designed to manage code, a task it excels at. Using it for other
purposes is a great way to illustrate the adage, "When you have a hammer in
your hand, every problem is a nail."
3) Participation and outcomes would improve if progress were made on (1)