Proposed RTEMS Community Code of Conduct

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Sat Nov 15 18:39:12 UTC 2014

On 11/15/2014 10:56 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On 11/15/2014 05:28 PM, Thomas Doerfler wrote:
>> Ralf,
>> I agree that a "Community Code of Conduct" might be formulated that
>> enables it to be used as a means of oppression. But we are talking about
>> a certain recommended document code. Reading it I do not see any request
>> which seem inappropriate. And "breaking" the code would not mean to be
>> silently thrown out of the community, it would just start a discussion
>> on staying within reasonable behaviour.
>> So, can you clarify, noting the parts in Joel's recommended "RTEMS Code
>> of Conduct", which you fear to be used sa a means of oppression?
>> If I look at the chapter headlines and their content, I don't see anything
>> - Be considerate
>> - Be respectful
>> - Be collaborative
>> - Be pragmatic
>> - Support others in the community
>> - Get support from others in the community
>> Which point actually makes you fear something?
> The Code of Conduct doesn't allow me to be more explicit ;)
You must also have trouble with the Fedora Community Code of Conduct.

> Ralf
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