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Re: [Debconf-team] Code of Conduct

On 2 May 2014 10:06, Patty Langasek <harmoney@dodds.net> wrote:
> I've started piecing together a template for the DebConf (universal, note,
> not DebConf14) Code of Conduct[0]


One thing:

 * Be inclusive
   All presentation material should be suitable for people aged 12 and above.
   Any public presentation which is part of any event, including but
not limited to keynotes, presentations, lightning talks, addresses,
mailing list posts and forums, is subject to this code of conduct and
thus may not contain:
   Adult or expletive language;
   Language which is not appropriate for an all-ages audience.
   If presenters are unsure whether their material is suitable, they
are encouraged to show it to the DebConf Talks Team before their

This means no swearing on this list, or in talks ("so yeah, I tried
that and royally firetrucked stuff up"), right?

Does it make sense for debconf to be G-rated, or would allowing
swearing and targeting something more like a 16+ audience?

(I'm in favour of G-rating for other conferences, like linux.conf.au;
not sure it makes sense for debconf. Happy to be convinced)


Anthony Towns <aj@erisian.com.au>

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