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From: Wernfried Haas <amne@g.o>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: RFC: etiquette enforcment]
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 13:13:37 +0200
On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 12:51:23AM -0500, Jason Huebel wrote:
> So here's my proposal: mob rule. :-) If someone is truely out of line, I say 
> we let the devs take their objections to private email to let the offending 
> party know that their attitude is not acceptable.  

Which is exactly what does not work - e.g. people replying back to
the ML even though a mail was sent in private. Most people would
consider this a breach of etiquette and even if they complain to the
guy who did it he still may continue not to care.

> But in ML's, we remain 
> polite (maybe "civil" is a better word) and discuss the issue at hand-- even 
> if the discussion is heated.  I'm sure everyone agrees that public lists are 
> not the place for personal attacks.  Considering that this has always been 
> the consensus, we should all be able to excerise some restraint and take 
> personal issues to private email.
> 
> Basically, my point is that Gentoo problems belong on Gentoo ML's.  But 
> personal conflicts don't. If a dev doesn't follow that common sense approach, 
> then mob rule will prevail. ;-)

Maybe i don't quite understand what you mean with mob rule, what
exactly would it do (e.g. in the example i mentioned above)?

cheers,
	Wernfried

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