[Osmf-talk] Proposal - OSMF Should **NOT** Adopt a Code of Conduct
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 3 19:39:18 UTC 2017
>I have more interesting things to do in life, like mapping for example.
I like mapping as well. Perhaps we should set up a separate mailing list
just for people who like to map.
>The problem here, as stated by many others, is what "a safe space" is for
each of us coming from very different cultures.
and reluctantly I would agree it is very difficult to define. I think the
best we can do is say please be polite and assume intentions are for the
most part good but may not be expressed in a way that everyone can feel
comfortable with and if you think that is confined to non native English
speakers there is quite enough variations in English to cause confusion.
On 3 December 2017 at 14:24, Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Nikos:
> On 03/12/17 20:12, Nikos Roussos wrote:
>> I have more interesting things to do in life,
>>> like mapping for example.
>> So you only do one interesting thing at a time? Please let's avoid
>> undervaluing what other people may find interesting.
> No. I do many. And I am being simply ironic here. Maybe just another
> cultural difference?
>> Any code of conduct will make people more or less autocensure. I can't
>>> see any interest of having that thing, unless for control.
>> If a CoC make people to auto-censor from abusive behavior I'd say it's
>> worth it.
> Autocensorship is very negative, again from my opinion. I prefer to let
> people express themselves, even if I don't like their manners (subjective).
>> This is a nice read on the value of a CoC in a community:
>> For those who don't have the time to read it all a very good argument is
>> that "you aren’t creating a code of conduct only - or even primarily - for
>> the people who are likely to break it. You’re creating it to make it clear
>> to anyone who has been harmed or harassed, online or off, that your space
>> is safe for them."
>> In that context, and without any intention to offend anyone, I'd give
>> more value in this matter to the opinion of people who are more likely to
>> be the victims of harassment and abusive behavior, compared to the opinion
>> of white males who argue out of the safety of their privileged status.
> The problem here, as stated by many others, is what "a safe space" is for
> each of us coming from very different cultures.
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