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From Christopher <>
Subject Re: Code of conduct
Date Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:15:14 GMT
At first glance, a big +1. This is one of the better Code of Conduct
policies that I've seen.

Christopher L Tubbs II

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 8:53 AM, 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:
> foundation/policies/conduct.html
> 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]
> --
> Rich Bowen - - @rbowen
> - @apachecon

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