[Linux-HA] Civility on the mailing lists
beekhof at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 05:51:42 MDT 2007
Given some of the emails you yourself have written in the last few days (and
many times prior to that) as well as your penchant for making disparaging
remarks in commit messages, I find this development highly hypocritical and
I will neither condone such biased and self-serving censorship nor
participate in it.
Should any censorship come to pass, I will be immediately unsubscribing from
the affected lists.
On 7/13/07, Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh> wrote:
> I am sorry to have to write this email.
> These lists are intended to be a place where we can learn things,
> discuss things, disagree over things in a spirit of working together for
> our common good. And, for the most part, this has really worked well.
> Unfortunately, there are some members of these mailing lists who have
> acquired a habit of choosing insult over facts, and choosing pejorative
> terms intended to bait, personally hurt and harm the reputations of
> those they address.
> Although I have occasionally warned people about this privately in the
> past, unfortunately, I have tolerated this behavior for far too long
> from certain people.
> Beginning immediately, anyone who chooses insults, ad hominem attacks,
> and so on, will be given one private warning. The next time they
> violate these rules, their posts will be moderated for a period of one
> Should this not be sufficient to discourage this behavior, and it
> returns within 6 months, they will be banned from posting to the list
> for a period of one month.
> Should this be insufficient, they will be banned for a period of one year.
> I trust that this note and the occasional warning will be sufficient,
> and that none of these remedies will ever be needed.
> If such behavior should go unnoticed, please inform me privately, and I
> will deal with it appropriately.
> -- In civility,
> Alan Robertson
> alanr at unix.sh
> Alan Robertson <alanr at unix.sh>
> "Openness is the foundation and preservative of friendship... Let me
> claim from you at all times your undisguised opinions." - William
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