[dns-operations] New OARC Chat Platform
warren at kumari.net
Tue Aug 25 15:12:07 UTC 2020
On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 10:44 AM Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org> wrote:
> > On 25. 8. 2020, at 15:52, Barry Raveendran Greene <bgreene at senki.org> wrote:
> > Can we see the security risk assessment that OARC has done with Slack? That would be contrasted with the parallel risk assessment for MatterMost.
> This would neither be a time well spent by the OARC team that has
> a limited resources that would be better spent on actually working
> on the primary OARC missing.
> I don’t see a strong need to linger on the topic any further,
> the decision was made by the OARC team and sanctioned by the OARC board.
> What useful purpose does this have? We have never questioned the choice
> of tools by the OARC team, so we should not start doing so now.
We've often discussed if the tools are useful / doing what we want. My
concern with this is that it requires yet another app installed for
people to communicate; by doing this OARC is taking a solution which a
number of people were using (Jabber), and said "Nope, you have to go
install yet another application" - unlike other OARC tools this isn't
"use your existing tools like dig and a browsers", it's "go and
install yet another app". Also, some organizations lock down what apps
can run on their corporate machines....
I've already got (at least):
1: Adium for Jabber (IETF, OARC, and a number of other services)
2: Slack (12+ workspaces)
5: Textual (IRC)
> is a rathole that nobody really wants to go in.
Ah, excellent. Just like with the above decision, thank you for
telling me what I want...
> Ondřej Surý (He/Him)
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad
idea in the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair
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