Gentoo Archives: gentoo-council

From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: Roy Bamford <neddyseagoon@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] CoC: informal enforcement
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 21:34:25
Message-Id: 20080214213422.GJ3768@comet.science.oregonstate.edu
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] CoC: informal enforcement by Roy Bamford
On 20:45 Thu 14 Feb     , Roy Bamford wrote:
> On 2008.02.14 20:08, Donnie Berkholz wrote: > > My hope is that with no team of people assigned to doing this stuff, > > we can actually build a culture and get more people participating > > rather than having "the people who do that stuff" and everyone else. > > The cynic in me sees the secret-proctors project taking shape.
No intentions of making this secret..
> I have a great deal of empathy with the ideal. However, its better if > these 'stop being a dickhead' messages come privately from a respected > college than from a comparative stranger. > > Gentoo is big enough now so that many devs never work/speak with one > another, which is a part of the problem you are trying to address here. > > I don't think we need a group to do this - we already have one. The > developer pool, we need to raise awareness. It needs publicity to > encourage everyone to participate, something like a 'don't be a > dickhead day'.
Yes, I agree that we need to encourage everyone to participate. I'm simply trying to jumpstart that process to encourage people by example. Thanks, Donnie -- gentoo-council@l.g.o mailing list