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

Imifos imifos at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 11:38:37 CET 2015


I'm a bit shocked by the pattern here… All resistance against the idea of a
Code of Conduct is formulated by mockery, disrespect and/or sarcasm.



On 30 October 2015 at 11:25, Christophe Vandeplas <christophe at vandeplas.com>
wrote:

> It's funny how some subjects become a repeatable story a few months
> before FOSDEM  .
>
> I've spend many years into organising FOSDEM, and I must say that
> during this time, I've have learned very interesting things about
> human behavior.
>
> In the end from what I learned, (but then again I'm not organiser
> anymore), the best thing will probably be to print the whole Belgian
> legislation into the FOSDEM Brochure.  Fortunately we can exclude the
> European one, as all EU laws need to be transcribed into local law as
> I understood.
>
> This Code is definitely more complete than an ad-hoc Code of Conduct
> written by geeks that are far away from the reality and don't have the
> experience.
>
>
> Kind regards
> Christophe
>
> PS: if the irony is unclear: Let's also publish a FOSDEM driving-rules
> for the conference ground. I guess that this will definitely clear
> things out in addition to the Belgian driving rules....
>
>
>
>
> On 29 October 2015 at 23:03, Tom Marble <tmarble at info9.net> 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:
> >
> > 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?
> >
> > --Tom
> >
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