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Re: GR proposal: code of conduct

On Thu, 13 Feb 2014, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Feb 2014, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 02:25:17PM +0100, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > > With my experience of the last weeks, I can just say: without me. I
> > > won't public those bans in the public, if someone else wants to do
> > > that: feel free, but please don't count on me.
> > 
> > FWIW, please note that (at least for me): publishing != announcing.
> > 
> > I think that bans should be made public --- as in: there exists a public
> > web page where bans currently in effect are listed.  It does not follow
> > from that that listmasters should mail some public list each time that
> > page is updated.  In fact, I do think that sending announcements about
> > new/changed bans is a bad idea, that it reinforces the drawbacks of
> > publishing bans, and that it gives us nothing in terms of additional
> > transparency.
> Imho it is not a good idea to publish those bans at all.

Agreed.  It will serve no purpose but to put everyone at risk [of legal
actions] and extra nuisances.  We can have a private location with this data
which only DDs can access for governance purposes, if required (and I *do
not* think it is required at all).

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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