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

Imifos imifos at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 12:45:16 CET 2015


Do you understand what you just wrote?


On 30 October 2015 at 12:37, Sanel Zukan <sanelz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Imifos <imifos at gmail.com> writes:
> > 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.
>
> Because the idea of a Code of Conduct on a conference like FOSDEM (where
> we preach free software _like free speech_) is not only ridiculous, but
> abysmal. Beside, no one gave you sarcastic response, but realistic - it
> is up to you how will decipher it.
>
> My 2c.
>
> > 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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