Re: Code of Conduct final draft?

On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 10:51 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 11:38 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > Sorry, I probably should have summarized the previous discussion.
> > 
> > The idea is to state what we consider acceptable behaviour, in order to
> > advertize to newcomers what they can expect when getting involved in
> > GNOME, and to reinforce this existing behaviour, so that bad behaviour is
> > more clearly unacceptable when it does happen. It says who we are and who
> > we want to be and how we'd like people to think of us.
> > 
> > It contains no official means of enforcement and there is no plan to use
> > this as a weapon. However, I wouldn't be surprised if, for instance,
> > mailing list maintainers referred to it sometimes when dealing with
> > unpleasant situations, just to save them writing a lot of text themselves.
> > 
> > This, by the way, is why it's not something that would be forced on
> > anyone. It's not new. It's just a tidy statement of an existing consensus.
> > In this way, it's a little similar to the release team documents.
> Fair enough. It would be nice to also point to existing etiquette guides
> that might be available, and mention the purpose of the code as you just
> did.
> > > I can understand Ethics code, but I wouldn't sign this, knowing full
> > > well that I'll have bad days, and I call people things worse than nitwit
> > > even on a good day.
> > 
> > As do I. And people should know that's not how we are in general.
> Agreed.

I tried to boil this down to a couple of sentences. Is it still lacking

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]