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Re: The Code of Conduct needs specifics

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 08:43:06PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 02:31:54AM +0000, Solveig wrote:

> > 2. "Complaints should be made (in private) to the administrators of the
> > forum in question. To find contact information for these administrators,
> > please see [the page on Debian's organizational
> > structure](http://www.debian.org/intro/organization)"


> > Also, why "(in private)"? People who are not confortable to report in
> > public will do it in private, but shouldn't *have to* be discreet about
> > other's misbehaviour.

> The "in private" part is only about talking to administrators; it is my
> experience that saying "I think you're out of line here", with an
> explicit Cc to listmasters is often a fairly inflammatory way of doing
> things.

If I remember correctly there were also concerns about administrators
being directly included on public reports causing the reports to for
example get large mailing list flamewars sent directly to the listmaster
contact address which would be disruptive to the process of acting on

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