Re: [Debconf-team] pycon & how we all lost
On 25/03/13 10:14, Holger Levsen wrote:
> FYI: http://amandablumwords.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/3/
Holger, do you think there is any suggestions for DebConf in this?
My own observations:
- PyCon's brief statement shortly after the incident was one of the more
rational and balanced outcomes
- the existence of PyCon's policy on such things was a useful reference
point (even quoted in an apology), suggesting such policies are
worthwhile even if they feel impractical to police
- personally, despite all the focus on our male dominated industry, I
don't think this is unique to the dev community. Adria, or somebody
with strong feelings about these issues, could have responded in a
similar way to a similar incident on the bus or at a restaurant or some
other public place.
I don't think the conclusion "we all lost" is a good one, I think the
future is what we make of it.