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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Developer Code of Conduct
Date Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:36:49 GMT
Perhaps we ought to take the best bits of both and stick it in a wiki
page where we can collaboratively edit. There are a few things from my
notes that I likely want to add in addition to both.


On 29 April 2014 16:58, Joan Touzet <joant@atypical.net> wrote:
> Can I ask folks who prefer the Django one to the Debian one specially
> why? Is there something in Django's that's not in Debian's? Is there stuff
> in the Debian one that people don't like explicitlly?
>
> For me, I agree the Django one is shorter and better formatted, but it
> seemed to cover less ground than the Debian one.
>
> -Joan
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nick North" <north.n@gmail.com>
> To: dev@couchdb.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 9:30:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Apache CouchDB Developer Code of Conduct
>
> +1 on the CoC idea. I also like the Django example as a starting point. And
> definitely +1 on no profanity - plenty of people are offended by it, and
> that in itself should be enough to rule it out. It also adds nothing to the
> process of communicating ideas to the community.
>
> Nick
>
>
> On 29 April 2014 13:15, Jason Smith <jason.h.smith@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 6:56 PM, Mike Rhodes <mike.rhodes@cloudant.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > On 29 April 2014 11:18, Jason Smith <jason.h.smith@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Rule: No profanity
>> > >
>> > > Secondly, this is only a suspicion, but I think profanity (and also
>> cocky
>> > > faux hatred), is a shibboleth indicating manhood and that we are in a
>> > > men-only club. It's like a loud fart or belch, or scratching your
>> groin.
>> > > Men generally curb that behavior in mixed company. It reminds me of
>> bulls
>> > > locking horns to impress a mate. Maybe F-bombs and the anger it stands
>> > for
>> > > are scaring some women away from software. Could be wrong, though.
>> >
>> > +1 to guidance against profanity, particularly casual. Crassness is
>> > unpleasant.
>> >
>> > -1 to casual sexism that women don't swear, fart or scratch their
>> crotches.
>> > I know you didn't mean harm, but this trap is too easy to fall into and
>> is
>> > relevant here.
>> >
>>
>> Well anyway I'm glad there's some momentum (if not yet consensus) to this
>> idea. Thanks.
>>



-- 
Noah Slater
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