The Government Digital Service (GDS) are using GitHub to host discussions about technical and data standards.  The repository is at


Current issues include:


  • What would a standard for APIs look like?
  • Timestamps: ISO8601 or RFC3339?
  • SAML
  • Standards for download and streaming
  • What do we have to say about OAuth 2.0?


We’ll be learning, contributing, and highlighting issues that are particularly relevant.