Re: Conflict escalation and discipline
Ian Jackson - 18.04.18, 18:17:
> Lars Wirzenius writes ("Re: Conflict escalation and discipline"):
> > "Debian emotional support group", maybe.
> I find this suggestion very surprising, possibly even insulting. At
> the very least I need to be much clearer.
> > But maybe wait with the naming until there's a clear description of
> > what the group is reponsible for.
> This group would:
> * Receive reports of bad behaviour on the part of Debian
> contributors, in whatever forum or venue including in person.
general comment: Your suggestions go way beyond of what I think is
> * Resolution might include simply informal discussions and
> reconciliation. It might involve formal apologies, usually private
> but perhaps public. It might involve preventative measures (intended
> to limit the damage done); punative disciplinary measures (intended
> to deter); and exclusionary disciplinary measures (intended to remove
> a problem from the community or part of it). It might involve a
Did I get this right that you think that a person can be a problem that
possibly would have to be removed from the project?
If so I heavily disagree with that.
I think its crucial to make a clear distinction between the behavior of
a person and the person him/herself. In discussions on mailing list as
well as for any team that deals with mediation and emotional support
(without the notion that emotional support for a person means something
bad or negative about the person who receives the support).
> formal transfer of one or more forms of authority held by some of the