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From: Wernfried Haas <amne@g.o>
Subject: Re: CoC enforcement proposal
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2007 16:39:19 +0100
On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 01:12:37PM +0000, Ferris McCormick wrote:
> 1.  Are 3 (or 5) people sufficient to ensure quick reactions to mailing
> list questions or IRC?  This is minor, and starting with 3 to put the
> process in place and tune it as needed probably works.  My concern is
> longer term.  Speaking for myself, for instance, I almost never see
> problems on IRC until they are long over, and I suspect this is the case
> for most people.  Similarly (usually) with mail.  And I don't think we
> want a corps of full-time monitors.
> By the way, I don't have an answer to my question, but my guess is that
> starting with 3 growing to 5 in practice is probably about right.

I'm not sure if the time frame suggested by Donnie can always be
fulfilled, just think of availability and time zones.

> 2.  As to forums, I've never seen that the forum moderators need any
> help with what they are doing.  Actually, in a sense I think the forums
> are kind of a model for what you are proposing.

Same goes for #gentoo. I also think we should figure out wheter the
people in charge should interfere with the moderators/#gentoo-ops
decisions. I think as long people are misbehaving only on the forums
or #gentoo, it should be up to them, what to do (assuming CoC is


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