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From Louis Suárez-Potts <lui...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Code of Conduct - links to why they are needed etc
Date Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:06:13 GMT
Hi

this is a whimsical post. (also a top post)
But here’s a cute code of conduct video.

http://goo.gl/UZF7CW


> On 20 Dec 2014, at 15:14, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> On 20 December 2014 at 20:55, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>> On 20 Dec 2014, at 09:50, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> This is great and, as noted, long overdue. Although the code
>>> itself "simply" codifies what had been the tribal knowledge
>>> of the ASF, and how we'd expected people to behave, NOT having
>>> it written down was pretty sad.
>>> 
>>> Thx to all for making it happen.
>>> 
>>>> On Dec 20, 2014, at 6:33 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> There are some useful links in the CoC blog:
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/asf_publishes_long_overdue_code
>>>> 
>>>> For example,
>>>> Ashe Dryden's introductory resource for learning more about how Codes
>>>> of Conduct can help
>>>> 
>>>> Perhaps these should be added to the ASF CoC page at
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.apache.org/foundation/policies/conduct.html
>>> 
>> 
>> So, now that it is written down—great—does this mean then that we will be
>> asking all new projects (and podlings and everything else) to obligatorily
>> review it? As part of the Apache Way? That is, what is the relationship
>> between this CoC and the Apache Way from the perspective of the new member
>> to Apache?
>> 
> 
> maybe I see it wrong, but to me a "code of conduct" is more a guideline
> than an actual rulebook. It is a description of how we would like to
> interact with other, and therefore not something that should be used as
> "you did not follow the code of conduct, so now I take action".
> 
> I think it is important to see both the "apache way" and "code of conduct"
> as guidelines, not something formulated by lawyers to stand up in court.
> 
> So in essence we should all be aware of what the intention is and that
> includes podlings coming to apache.
> 
> rgds
> jan i.
> 
> 
>> Louis


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