Gentoo Archives: gentoo-devrel

From: Mike Doty <kingtaco@g.o>
To: gentoo-devrel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-devrel] RFC: etiquette enforcment
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 20:16:11
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-devrel] RFC: etiquette enforcment by Thomas Cort
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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. - -- ======================================================= Mike Doty kingtaco@g.o Gentoo/AMD64 Strategic Lead PGP Key: 0xA797C7A7 Gentoo Developer Relations ===GPG Fingerprint=== 0094 7F06 913E 78D6 F1BB 06BA D0AD D125 A797 C7A7 ======================================================= -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.3 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFEbNYa0K3RJaeXx6cRAt2hAJ9AZCCqMxM3yns51iBkW7bUKtc4zwCdH4F/ zpLnZRfmk6u2MfwMWB1ftrc= =0XEg -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-devrel@g.o mailing list