[Pharo-users] Code of Conduct

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Fri Sep 20 06:56:06 EDT 2019

I carefully worded my reply: 

saying "I have no interest in supporting a left-wing snowflake “Code of Conduct”.

- is off topic
- is political
- implies a value judgement

I tried to not reason against it, I am just saying that it has no place here.

> On 20 Sep 2019, at 12:30, PBKResearch <peter at pbkresearch.co.uk> wrote:
> Sven
> I think all your complaints against John Pfersich are misconceived:
> 1. He is talking about the content of the code, which is exactly the topic of the thread.
> 2. He is claiming that the code as drafted has a political slant. This may be true, false or a matter of opinion, but to discuss whether it is so is not in any way introducing politics.
> 3. I see nothing in his words which makes a value judgement about anybody.
> I see a censoriousness in your comments which is worrying. Just recently you said, 'Guns have no place in a civilised society', which was certainly a value judgement, specifically about John Pfersich. Please stop.
> Peter Kenny
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pharo-users <pharo-users-bounces at lists.pharo.org> On Behalf Of Sven Van Caekenberghe
> Sent: 20 September 2019 10:11
> To: Any question about pharo is welcome <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>
> Subject: Re: [Pharo-users] Code of Conduct
>> On 20 Sep 2019, at 06:17, john pfersich <jpfersich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have no interest in supporting a left-wing snowflake “Code of Conduct”. 
> You are violating the implicit rules of engagement in this mailing list: you are going off topic, you are using this platform to talk about politics and you are giving value judgements about others. Please stop.

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