[FOSDEM] It's time for a Code of Conduct

Imifos imifos at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 10:50:28 CET 2015


>So whenever is there is a "stop, enough!",
>it is up to all of us to make it a "STOP, it is enough".

Yes, that worked out well in the last 2000 years of human history :)




On 30 October 2015 at 10:43, Geert Stappers <stappers at stappers.nl> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:11:46AM +0100, Imifos wrote:
> > On 29 October 2015 at 23:03, Tom Marble wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > FOSDEM Organizers:
>
>
> And this writing addresses each member of the FOSDEM community.
>
>
>
> > > FOSDEM is a fantastic conference and the only thing I can
> > > think of that would make it better is publishing a Code of Conduct:
> > >
> > > http://www.sarahmei.com/blog/2015/02/01/the-fosdem-conundrum/
> > >
> > > https://twitter.com/fosdem/status/561885201383821312
> > >
> > > Will the FOSDEM 2016 edition have a CoC?
> > >
> >
> > Actually, there is more???
> >
> > We need as well "something" to enforce the CoC, that can handle incidents
> > and that is simply available in case of problems or questions.
> >
> > As sometimes-volunteer, I think that this should not be the core
> > organisation team (too small, too busy, too stressed) and not the
> "classic"
> > volunteers since they are just people helping without any knowledge and
> > power to decide.
> >
> > There is this blog post. Disclaimer: please read with educational
> acuteness
> > of thought. I post this not to blame, but to give impulses.
> >
> >  http://skade.me/blog/2015/fosdem-2015.html
>
> Which contains
>   'not something I wish to make public.'
>
> I stopped reading after
>   'has yet to own up to a long list of failures.'
>
>
> > Personally, I would be ready to help with this CoC and "on place task
> > force".
> >
>
> Good luck with that.
>
>
> As in: It is plain stupid to create a _special_ expection handler.
>
>
>
> The way to go:
>   Each transmitted "stop, enough!" being recieved as "STOP, it is enough"
>
>
> So whenever is there is a "stop, enough!",
> it is up to all of us to make it a "STOP, it is enough".
>
> Do NOT wait for _special persons_, be the "special person".
>
>
>
> Groeten
> Geert Stappers
> --
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>
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