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Re: What do you think of Tolvalds words about FOSS needing more people good at mediating instead of calming tone and attitude?

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 11:55:23PM +0100, Amaya wrote:
> Miriam Ruiz wrote:
> > "Torvalds said that the open source movement might simply need more
> > "people who are good at mediating," as opposed to asking developers to
> > calm their own tone or attitude."
> Meadiating in conflict is good, but it also helps if the tone is kept
> respectful to begin with. And sauna :)

Mediation could be compared with code review: it's excellent to have,
but it's useless if people aren't trying to be their best to start
with, or aren't interested in improving.

Happiness is a tested backup.

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