Re: Social Committee proposal
On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 06:34:47PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >> I'd rather see consensus, and, more specifically, see the
> >> soc-ctte spell out the social norms
> > The developer's reference, for example, includes several social
> > norms already - anything that isn't a strict technical obligation
> > but instead a matter of procedure and/or courtesy.
> But the dev-ref is optional -- last time I read it, I did not
> find it very useful tome, and I disagreed with a lot of its dictums,
> and so I largely ignore it while building packages; I rely on my
> sense of best practices. The tech ctte does not come down on me like
> a tonne of bricks for not removing the . from my short descriptions.
The social committee wouldn't do anything of the sort; like Lars said,
it could spell out the norms. Coming down on people like a tonne of bricks
would be anti-social, which would would go against the very notion of
a *social* committee.
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