[Ambassadors] Red Hat's investments (was Re: Going passive)

Máirín Duffy duffy at fedoraproject.org
Mon Nov 29 21:35:07 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-29 at 12:34 -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III (bruno at wolff.to) said: 
> > > 1. No swearing.  No exceptions.  (I look forward to the first time I get
> > > kickbanned from the list for violating this one.)
> > 
> > I don't like that, but can live with it. But please clarify if that includes
> > things like '%$&!' where people don't type a particular swear word, but
> > indicate they are swearing and perhaps also cases where a particular
> > swear is indicated, but not spelled out (e.g. f'ing).
> Meh. I'm not sure what a zero-tolerance policy on swearing buys us - it's
> orthogonal to actually behaving in a civil manner, IMO.

Swearing by itself doesn't bother me. I get upset when swear words are
used to describe people, especially individuals but groups of people as


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