Re: code of conduct question for Board candidates

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 05:05:30PM +0200, Alexandre Franke wrote:
On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 7:42 PM, Josh Triplett <josh joshtriplett org> wrote:
Nobody is asking anyone to sign anything.  A CoC would simply be a
stated policy for expected behavior on community resources, such as
mailing lists, IRC, Bugzilla, wikis, email, etc.

Except the board did ask the GUADEC 2014 attendees to sign something.
There was a box that needed to be checked to register for the

I was talking about a hypothetical improvement to the community code of
conduct, not to the conference code of conduct.  For a conference code
of conduct, it makes sense to require explicit assent, not least of
which because when people have spent money getting to and attending an
event, and they then do something sufficiently severe to warrant being
excluded from that event, explicit assent helps protect the conference
from further trouble that they might try to stir up as a result.  That
doesn't apply as much to free online communication and community

- Josh Triplett

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