[HOT] [hotosm-membership] Re: New Code of Conduct

Tasauf A Baki Billah tasauf1980 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 15:12:31 UTC 2017


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On 31 Oct 2017 2:41 p.m., "'Pete Masters' via Membership" <
membership at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Big thanks to all at the governance working group for the effort.... Much
> appreciated.
>
> P
>
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 7:39 PM, Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo.fr>
> wrote:
>
>> You could add the "language" to the list of discrimination targets
>> (whever it is a native language or learnt foreign languages).
>>
>> People will honestly do their best to be understood, but the lingusitic
>> perfection is not a goal in talks and there are various levels of mastering
>> it. Doing perfect translations is difficult even for machines and there's
>> naturally some level of misunderstanding between two people attempting to
>> use the "same" language where every language on earth has many social and
>> regional variants. We don't speak machine code but even if we did, there
>> would be bugs as well and code bugs are there to be corrected over time.
>>
>> "Language" should be normally part of "culture" but frequently not
>> understood like this because it is an unavoidable barrier that fragments
>> the community that should stay open for cooperation. And there are things
>> you can't learn in language books or even when reading, when we are not
>> contacntly exposed to their oral and written forms in various contexts to
>> have a full view of what is meant of what some local community will prefer
>> to use locally (this goes in opposition to the OSM and HOT global goals,
>> which cannot be achieved by anyone alone).
>>
>> 2017-10-30 19:23 GMT+01:00 Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> *Short Version*
>>>
>>> HOT is committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming, and safe
>>> environment for people of of any race, ethnicity, culture, national
>>> origin, colour, immigration status, social and economic class, educational
>>> level, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, size,
>>> family status, political belief, religion, and mental and physical ability
>>> .
>>>
>>> Encouraged Behaviors:
>>>
>>>    - Be friendly and patient.
>>>    - Be welcoming.
>>>    - Be considerate.
>>>    - Be respectful.
>>>    - Be careful in your word phrasing and tone.
>>>    - Assume all communications are positive.
>>>    - When we disagree, try to understand why.
>>>
>>> Behaviors that Won’t be Tolerated:
>>>
>>>    - Verbal, written, or physical abuse.
>>>    - Discrimination of any person.
>>>
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