Re: Appropriate escalation (or non-escalation) re rude emails
On 25/10/17 18:36, Chris Lamb wrote:
> However, I do not believe one needs standing to do so and would highly
> encourage people to call out behaviour they feel is unacceptable, whoever
> they are or whatever flags they have in the Debian LDAP server.
> Indeed, this is probably more effective at changing the culture as it does
> not involve a paternalistic/authoritarian "telling off". Thoughts?
As I said many times in the past couple of years, peer pressure is not
enough sometimes, and the project needs teeth to stop harmful behaviour
before it drives people away.
*The volunteers are the project's most valuable resource, and we need to
In situations like those Ian has described, I think DAM and
anti-harrassment should at least be informed. Coincidentally, yesterday
I was about to do exactly this after I saw some inflammatory emails sent
publicly to a member of our community.
I am adding them to this thread, as I think their input on the matter
would be most welcomed.
Martín Ferrari (Tincho)