[kde-community] Conflict Resolution

Valorie Zimmerman valorie.zimmerman at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 15:14:30 UTC 2013

Great idea to post this on this list, Jos!

On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 5:01 AM, Jos Poortvliet <jospoortvliet at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Peter, Valerie and myself will host a session on Monday from 17:00 to 18:00 to
> discuss how we, in KDE, can and should deal with the dark side of communities:
> poisonous behavior and conflicts.
> I believe that currently, we are missing a process for the 'worst cases' where
> people prove to be unwilling or unable to change their behavior and continue
> to damage our community. I think there needs to be such a process (with
> banning people from the community as ultimate outcome). There also has to be a
> good way to ensure it does not get used as a weapon (thus there has to be
> oversight).
> I've got some ideas about that which I will outline at the BoF. If you are
> interested in this subject, try to be there.
> After the discussion I hope to share a decent (start of a) plan on this list
> so we can give it some wider scrutiny.
> Hugs,
> Jos

Peter and I've begun adding some thoughts to the wiki:

Please reply here, or better, add your thoughts to the wiki.



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