Just another observation on github:
- I think the balance of labor in the "bekind2" statement is off. this is
my opinion and others may disagree. either way, the idea of engaging in
discussion about emotional labor and microaggressions on public github PRs
is not appealing to me (yes I know this list is public too)
On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 5:46 PM Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 1:55 PM Anne Slaughter <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > 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
> A number of people have shared similar sentiments with me in the past.
> They would like to contribute, but this is a barrier.
> My thoughts:
> 1) Tools that unnecessarily deter otherwise capable people introduce
> systematic bias.
> 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)
> and (2).