[Pharo-users] Code of Conduct

Steve Quezadas steveeq1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 21:04:16 EDT 2019


FYI, Richard Stallman got "cancelled" out of his life's work because some
silly side-comment trigged some "woke" individual out there. In the real
world, covenants are often used as an excuse to silence someone with an
implicit threat because he said something that someone didn't want to
hear,  whatever that may be.

This list was fine without it, we don't have any problems, just replace it
with "keep the subject matter on pharo, anything else is off-topic"

On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 3:11 PM Ramon Leon <ramon.leon at allresnet.com> wrote:

> On 2019-09-20 3:03 p.m., Steve Quezadas wrote:
> > I think the "covenant" should be a single line: "keep the subject matter
> on
> > pharo, anything else is off-topic".
> >
> > This list should be politically neutral.
>
> I agree. The leadership apparently does not, left wing social justice
> identity politics is now embedded into the community rules. Guess we'll see
> what happens when outsiders start trying to use it to cancel people as is
> happening just about everywhere these CoC's are introduced.
>
> --
> Ramón León
>
>
>
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