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From Issac Goldstand <>
Subject Re: Code of conduct
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:58:13 GMT
w00t :)

On 11/18/2014 3:53 PM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> As many of you are no doubt aware, we have had on our website, for at
> least 8 years, and, I think probably much longer, "Code of conduct,
> coming soon!" Long enough, in fact, that I had completely forgotten
> about it.
> It was brought to my attention this morning, and I decided,
> unilaterally, that it was appropriate for me to JFDI, and that I'd ask
> for forgiveness rather than permission.
> I have stolen, wholesale, the code of conduct of the CouchDB project [1]
> which has discussed this extensively, and borrowed heavily from other
> communities that have discussed it extensively. So this isn't original
> content, but, rather, standing on the shoulders of giants.
> I honestly can't figure out why we didn't just do this years ago, other
> than expecting that someone else would.
> So, without further ado:
> Patches welcome.
> I've also asked Noah Slater, who was very instrumental in crafting that
> document, to speak up here, so that:
> * Patches to one document will propagate to the other, where appropriate
> * ComDev can have a boilerplate document that we can recommend that ASF
> projects that don't have such a code, can adopt
> Please do speak up if you have any objections to my taking this
> initiative without discussion. But we've been discussing it, on and off,
> for many, many years.
> [1]

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