Re: [tap] RFC Status?

Andrew de Andrade <> Tue, 12 August 2014 20:14 UTC

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On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 12:36 PM, Jonathan Kingston <>

> @Bruno I worked on the layout and the rest is on Github where
> conversations can be continued for proposals as I didn't really like the
> site being a wiki style. To gain any form of authority TAP needs to portray
> itself much like any other body where conversations can be held elsewhere.
> My plan was to make a repo just for test proposals if you like in the
> style of w3c proposals under the TestAnything org:

Agree. Moving everything under the TestAnything github org sounds like a
solid approach.

> There is some bits that have been raised on Github which needs some
> discussions as realistically people are developing alternatives to TAP
> because of its shortcomings. However the JSON formats that have been
> developed so far seem to have issues themselves despite being an attractive
> concept.

Do you have any links to these alternatives and to discussions regarding
what shortcomings in TAP that people are becoming frustrated with?

> I am very much interested in it being an RFC however like the site
> maintenance I am lacking a little in time.

Since the site is a page, maintenance can be handled by any of us
via a pull request. Are there any outstanding tasks that need to be
addressed on the site?