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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...>
Subject: Re: Tone in Gentoo
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 18:36:31 +0300
On 06/16/2010 08:43 AM, Jeroen Roovers wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 05:33:27 +0200
> Sebastian Pipping<sping@g.o>  wrote:
>
>> Tone is currently not a strength of Gentoo.
>>
>> As I have heard there are people not joining Gentoo because the
>> atmosphere in Gentoo is lacking respect and empathy.
>
> That's a conclusion first, then a premise?
>
>> I have searched a few places for rules on tone, looking at the Gentoo
>> Social Contract [1], the Code of Conduct [2] and the Philosophy of
>> Gentoo [3].  In a way the Code of Conduct defines what good and bad
>> behavior is.  The term "Acceptable behaviour" may make sense as a
>> counterpart to "Unacceptable behaviour" but feels like "what you can
>> get away with" to me anyhow.
>
>>   - How come tone is so rough when we actually meant to be
>>     a friendly community?  Has it always been that way?
>
> What are you referring to? forums.g.o? bugs.g.o? #gentoo? Who, where,
> when, what channel, thread?
>
>>   - With these Code of Conduct rules in place how come DevRel
>>     is not publicly reminding of these rules where necessary?
>
> When did you point this out to devrel?
> [... snip ...]

Those replies are a good example of the rude behavior the poster is 
referring to.  The replies consisted of sarcastic questions in "you're 
an idiot" style.  The only thing they do is trying to trigger a hostile 
response from the poster.

Very good example of tone in Gentoo.



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Re: Re: Tone in Gentoo
-- Roy Bamford
Re: Re: Tone in Gentoo
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Re: Re: Tone in Gentoo
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