fedora community working group

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jul 7 16:44:53 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 12:41 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 12:00:32PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> >On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 11:01 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> >> On 07/07/2010 10:56 AM, seth vidal wrote:
> >> 
> >> >
> >> > To be clear - we tried to have some intervention in the form of the hall
> >> > monitors. all we got in return was everyone second-guessing the hall
> >> > monitors and cries of censorship.
> >> >
> >> > Why do you think any other system is going to fair better?
> >> 
> >> IMO, the previous policy was poor and enforcement was unclear.
> >> 
> >
> >And you believe the current proposal is going to be more clear and the
> >board will be more likely to enforce things? B/c I don't.
> >
> >I think what's going to happen is that any attempts at enforcement will
> >be language-lawyered by the trolls and then appealed to the board and
> >the board, will, of course, waffle on it and be unwilling to support the
> >enforcement for fear of losing contributors.
> 
> They'll lose them either way.  It's a matter of balancing which way is going
> to lose fewer.
> 

Agreed.

-sv




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