[Infrastructure] GitHub permissions & RFC 3647 Template

Ryan Sleevi sleevi at google.com
Wed Jul 1 10:52:10 MST 2020

I wanted to hear from other members, especially since many of the GitHub
administrators are on the list, before unilaterally making any changes :)

On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 1:46 PM Ben Wilson <bwilson at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Hi Ryan,
> I have the setting window open in Github.  Should I mark that checkbox (" Enforce
> all configured restrictions above for administrators.")?
> Thanks,
> Ben
> On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 11:05 AM Ben Wilson <bwilson at mozilla.com> wrote:
>> Yeah, I agree.
>> On Wed, Jul 1, 2020 at 10:26 AM Ryan Sleevi <sleevi at google.com> wrote:
>>> Hey Ben,
>>> Not to try and call you out, but I noticed you directly committed
>>> https://github.com/cabforum/documents/commit/1e60f228aefc9dabd20ab3ccd39c295c1b895aec to
>>> the master without any form of pull request or review (AFAICT)
>>> That's definitely not ideal, especially because it's unfortunately not
>>> valid markdown.
>>> We currently have branch protections enabled to prevent this, but I
>>> think you may have been able to bypass these protections because we don't
>>> have them enforced for administrators.
>>> I think we should enforce them for administrators (via Settings ->
>>> Branches -> Branch Protection -> Master -> "Include Administrators"). I
>>> realize this may make it harder to make infrastructure-related changes, but
>>> that seems to be a net win, overall. Do other folks agree?
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