Re: Bias and publishing guidance from CNCF
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Agreed, this is an important point, and good to expose to sunlight.
I like Alexis’ authorship statements and the point about listing authors and their affiliations.
Sometimes people’s biases might not even be obvious to their co-collaborators, so I think it would be appropriate to have some explicit guidelines that individuals are expected to flag up when they have a COI.
For example if a SIG is doing an assessment on project X, contributors might explicitly say
On 1 Aug 2019, 11:44 +0100, Sarah Allen <sarah@...>, wrote: