[FOSDEM] It's time for a Code of Conduct
johns at fsf.org
Fri Oct 30 01:54:58 CET 2015
Dave Neary <dneary at redhat.com> writes:
> On 10/29/2015 06:03 PM, Tom Marble wrote:
>> FOSDEM Organizers:
>> FOSDEM is a fantastic conference and the only thing I can
>> think of that would make it better is publishing a Code of Conduct:
>> Will the FOSDEM 2016 edition have a CoC?
> I support the adoption of a code of conduct for FOSDEM.
I do too. FWIW, the one we've been using at LibrePlanet for the last few
years, modeled on policies used at several other conferences, has worked
well for us: <https://www.libreplanet.org/2016/safe-space-policy/>. It's
been well-received by attendees and has given us a clear, consistent way
to address some real issues. We haven't seen any of the fears that
people sometimes express about such policies materialize.
Just my two cents and a data point. :)
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