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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-discuss] [PATCH 1/2] code-of-conduct: Fix the ambiguity about collecting email addresses
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James Bottomley schrieb:
> On Tue, 2018-10-09 at 22:38 +0300, Laurent Pinchart wrote:
>> Hi Josh,
>>
>> On Tuesday, 9 October 2018 21:56:23 EEST Josh Triplett wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 09, 2018 at 08:29:24PM +0200, Rainer Fiebig wrote:
>>>> Am Montag, 8. Oktober 2018, 08:20:44 schrieb Josh Triplett:
>>>>> On Sat, Oct 06, 2018 at 02:36:39PM -0700, James Bottomley
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> The current code of conduct has an ambiguity in the it
>>>>>> considers publishing private information such as email
>>>>>> addresses unacceptable behaviour. Since the Linux kernel
>>>>>> collects and publishes email addresses as part of the patch
>>>>>> process, add an exception clause for email addresses
>>>>>> ordinarily collected by the project to correct this
>>>>>> ambiguity.
>>>>>
>>>>> Upstream has now adopted a FAQ, which addresses this and many
>>>>> other questions. See https://www.contributor-covenant.org/faq .
>>>>>
>>>>> Might I suggest adding that link to the bottom of the document,
>>>>> instead? (And then, optionally, submitting entries for that
>>>>> FAQ.)
>>>>
>>>> The Code of Conflict has 28 lines, including the heading.
>>>> The Code of Conduct has 81 lines, including the heading. And it
>>>> needs a FAQ. Hm.
>>>
>>> Yes, it turns out to be a more complicated problem than it was
>>> previously oversimplified to. People don't automatically share a
>>> common understanding.
>>
>> I see an elephant in the room in the fact that we have carefully
>> avoided  discussing whether people share a common goal here :-/
>
> We don't need to share a common goal; we just need to find the
It wouldn't hurt to have one and mention it either.

> document useful on its merits. That's why we're a mostly GPLv2
> project without signing up to most of the FSF philosophy. However,
> that's also why we would keep our own interpretations, understandings
> and clarifications in house, as it were.
>
> James
>
Sure.


So long!

Rainer Fiebig

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