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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: Code of Conduct - Over Responding
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:49:33 GMT


On 06/06/2016 05:21 PM, Niall Pemberton wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 1:16 AM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
> 
>> The challenge with a CoC is knowing when to quit before becoming the
>> thought police. Also, it should be things that are measurable and
>> enforceable. I don't think this is either.
>>
>> What you are suggesting is really good advice, but isn't something we can
>> enforce with policy.
>>
> 
> The Code of Conduct is mostly not "measurable and enforceable" and just
> contains good advice - of the seven sections the only we can enforce is the
> "Be careful in the words that we choose" section. I dont have a problem
> with that because I see it as a tool to encourage people, rather than just
> something to be enforced.



Yes, I suppose you're right.

Perhaps such an injunction could indeed be added to that section. Do you
have a recommended patch?


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