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Re: Proposal to deprecate and remove mailing list specific code of conduct


> On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 08:12:35PM +0000, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > We currently have a minimal Debian mailing list code of conduct at
> > https://www.debian.org/MailingLists which is, essentially,
> > primarily tips on how to format email. At the same time, we have the
> > main Debian Code of Conduct at https://www.debian.org/code_of_conduct} which 
> > is also referenced on the mailing lists page.
> [...]
> > Your thoughts on this would be very much appreciated
> When I made the proposal for the Debian CoC, I asked for the list
> manager's feedback. This was their reponse:
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2014/02/msg00045.html
> After I prodded a bit about the mailinglist specific parts that
> Alexander referred to in that mail, he replied with:
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2014/02/msg00054.html
> In other words, unless their position has changed in the intervening
> years, listmasters don't really want to lose their document, because
> they believe it still has value.
> As I'm not involved in listmastery, I can't really say whether or not I
> agree with that position, but I do think that if you want to drop the
> mailinglist CoC you need to convince listmasters first that it's
> actually a good idea to do so.

Basically my opinion is still the same, but if you clean up the
Mailinglist CoC and remove all non list specific things we can just
use it as an amendment to the general CoC. 


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