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Re: dame_gender

On 4 Apr 2020, at 23:27, Jessica Clarke <jrtc27@debian.org> wrote:
> On 4 Apr 2020, at 23:16, Elana Hashman <ehashman@debian.org> wrote:
>>> El sáb., 4 abr. 2020 a las 23:53, Jessica Clarke (<jrtc27@debian.org>) escribió:
>>>> You can raise your voice and disagree wholeheartedly whilst still being polite.
>>>> Even if someone is a huge bigot that doesn't give you free rein to be rude, as
>>>> tempting and justifiable as it *feels*.
>> This is tone policing, and I would like to request that members on the
>> list stop engaging in it: http://www.robot-hugs.com/2016/01/tone-policing/
> No, it's not. Tone policing is about requiring you to remain calm. All we are 
> trying to say (and what the Code of Conduct that you are required to follow 
> says) is that you must be respectful towards people. Moreover, Miry was *not* 
> saying that the line *had* been crossed, she said that we're getting "quite 
> close". Emotion is allowed. Just don't attack people, as per the CoC. Besides, 
> being trans, I am not speaking from a position of privilege in this particular 
> context, not that I think it even matters here.

And in fact, quoting the text at the bottom of your comic:

>  There is a difference between ‘that’s a shitty argument’ and ‘you’re a shitty person’. 

I saw Miry as trying to ensure it doesn't devolve into the latter.


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