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From: Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: etiquette enforcment
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 15:16:26 -0500
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Thomas Cort wrote:
> On Thu, 18 May 2006 14:41:03 -0500
> Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o> wrote:
>> The flamewars on public communication channels is out of hand.  it's
>> having an negative effect in many parts of gentoo, even those that are
>> not directly affected by the said war.  This is something that urgently
>> needs to be addressed.
> 
> I agree. Your suggestion is great!
> 
>> Sometimes people need a bigger kick in the ass though, which is where a
>> short term ban helps.  When I say a short term ban, I mean 30-90
>> minutes.  it allows everyone to cool off without them using bad judgment
>> and popping back in.  I do similar enforcement in #-amd64 and it works
>> very well.
> 
> A short term ban is a good idea, it lets people know they did something wrong without interrupting their development work. May I suggest that it only be a ban on sending mail to the list, not recieving it. It would be a pain for someone who was banned to have to search through the archives to find all of the messages within a specific time window.
interesting thought,  I'll poke people about this.


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