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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Code of conduct - edit of the point 2
Date Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:13:21 GMT

On 19 Jul 2014, at 11:03 , Benoit Chesneau <> wrote:

> Sorry for the delay. I planned to propose that change sooner, but I am
> really busy these days.
> I don't have access to the confluence website

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> I see a simple way to
> patch it so here is my proposal on the point 2. I would replace it with:
> Be honest, welcoming, friendly, and patient: We work together to resolve
>> conflict, assume good intentions, and do our best to trust each others. We
>> may all experience some frustration from time to time, but we do not allow
>> frustration to turn into a personal attack. A community where people feel
>> uncomfortable or threatened is not a productive one. We should be
>> respectful when dealing with other community members as well as with people
>> outside our community.
> Note that I replaced empathy (which is a vague concept in many culture) by
> honesty and trust. Imo the words "honest, welcoming, friendly, and patient"
> are defining what could be empathy in many cultures and doesn't rely on
> interpretation. The idea came from a conversation with Katie Miller at the
> EUC, but never had time to post it here...
> Thoughts?
> - benoit

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