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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-discuss] Call to Action Re: [PATCH 0/7] Code of Conduct: Fix some wording, and add an interpretation document
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 07:26:06AM +1100, NeilBrown wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 21 2018, Josh Triplett wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 08:20:11AM +1100, NeilBrown wrote:
> >> I call on you, Greg:
> >> - to abandon this divisive attempt to impose a "Code of Conduct"
> >> - to revert 8a104f8b5867c68
> >> - to return to your core competence of building a great team around
> >> a great kernel
> >>
> >> #Isupportreversion
> >>
> >> I call on the community to consider what *does* need to be said, about
> >> conduct, to people outside the community and who have recently joined.
> >> What is the document that you would have liked to have read as you were
> >> starting out? It is all too long ago for me to remember clearly, and so
> >> much has changed.
> >
> > The document I would have liked to have read when starting out is
> > currently checked into the source tree in
> > Documentation/process/code-of-conduct.rst .
>
> I'm curious - what would you have gained by reading that document?

I would have then had rather less of a pervasive feeling of "if I make
even a single mistake I get made an example of in ways that will feed
people's quotes files for years to come".

See
https://hbr.org/2017/08/high-performing-teams-need-psychological-safety-heres-how-to-create-it
for more on the benefits of that.

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