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From: Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 05:43:50
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo by Sebastian Pipping
1 On Wed, 16 Jun 2010 05:33:27 +0200
2 Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o> wrote:
4 > Tone is currently not a strength of Gentoo.
5 >
6 > As I have heard there are people not joining Gentoo because the
7 > atmosphere in Gentoo is lacking respect and empathy.
9 That's a conclusion first, then a premise?
11 > I have searched a few places for rules on tone, looking at the Gentoo
12 > Social Contract [1], the Code of Conduct [2] and the Philosophy of
13 > Gentoo [3]. In a way the Code of Conduct defines what good and bad
14 > behavior is. The term "Acceptable behaviour" may make sense as a
15 > counterpart to "Unacceptable behaviour" but feels like "what you can
16 > get away with" to me anyhow.
18 > - How come tone is so rough when we actually meant to be
19 > a friendly community? Has it always been that way?
21 What are you referring to? forums.g.o? bugs.g.o? #gentoo? Who, where,
22 when, what channel, thread?
24 > - With these Code of Conduct rules in place how come DevRel
25 > is not publicly reminding of these rules where necessary?
27 When did you point this out to devrel?
29 > Could it be we expect perfection from each other instead seeking to
30 > understand and complement each other? What can we do to make Gentoo a
31 > friendlier community?
33 Being probably guilty of all of the above, I'd say it would help if the
34 Gentoo users would file GOOD bug reports, and would know when to use
35 forums.g.o instead, but since I don't know what you are really
36 referring to, I decline to answer that one. :)
39 Regards,
40 jer


Subject Author
[gentoo-dev] Re: Tone in Gentoo Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo Sebastian Pipping <sping@g.o>