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Re: Conflict escalation and discipline

Hi Gunnar et al.,

> FSVO desperate. I agree we need it, but based on the project's current
> level of discussions, I don't think it's a "desperate" situation.

I'm reluctant to jump so quickly to a meta dicussion but I think we
underestimate the subtle effects of such discussions. In particular
how they subconsciously (and conciously) affect the mindset of *non*

Imagine, for example, a relative newcomer to the Project being
linked to the threads in question. At the very best, it would
hardly encourage them to contribute more.

This is made even more tragic in that I do not believe this is
representative of what being a Debian Developer actually entails or

> > An effective, reliable and unified disciplinary mechanism
> Thing is, I believe we have several bodies / mechanisms that partially
> cover the case.

I also am reluctant to speak for Ian (!) but I believe he is making
the point that it is this very diversity of contact points that
could be part of the problem.

Best wishes,

     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
     `. `'`      lamby@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk

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