Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Mar 2007 22:50 UTC, submitted by Bryan Østergaard
Gentoo "Triggered by recent examples of bad behavior and dissatisfaction among developers and users alike, the Gentoo Council has drafted a new Code of Conduct that will be enforced for both developers and users. The draft of the Code of Conduct is currently being discussed on the Gentoo-dev mailing list."
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Why the need?
by WarpKat on Wed 14th Mar 2007 00:04 UTC
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I honestly don't see the need for a code of conduct here.

The fact remains that Gentoo users and developers, save for anyone who has had the best sense to abandon ship, have shown a lack of maturity that is resonating through the open source channels - and I'm quite sure Redmond is watching this one closely to use in some kind of PR move in the near future despite the localization of the problem.

If it requires a code of conduct just to bring everything, and everyone, under control and to squelch the throwing of sand in the schoolyard sandbox, then it's not worth it to use.

What do I see the need for? Growing up - and that's something just about anyone can do without anything written.

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