[Osmf-talk] Proposal - OSMF Should **NOT** Adopt a Code of Conduct

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Sun Dec 3 22:51:59 UTC 2017

Rafael Avila Coya ha scritto:
> Hi, Emily:
> On 03/12/17 23:06, Emily Eros wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> As someone who generally doesn't participate in these mailing lists, I very
>> much disagree with this statement:
>> "Some people feel frightened to participate in mailing lists? Well, I think
>> it's very exaggerated and makes me smile in general."
>> I can wholeheartedly say that YES, this is a space that I don't feel
>> comfortable participating in. It's great to see people passionate about OSM,
>> but this space feels fraught with hostility and personal tensions - some of
>> which goes years back. It's easy to feel like saying something is going to
>> leave me feeling attacked. For me, I don't see an obvious way to contribute
>> and try to make this better, so YES, it is very tempting to just disengage.
>> I know I'm not alone in that, so I'd really encourage you to take it
>> seriously when people say that they don't feel comfortable contributing to
>> the mailing lists.
> I take it very seriously: the sole idea of a CoC makes me frightened and feel
> unconfortable.
> I follow and participate in many mailing lists (Spanish, French and English).
> Tell the talk-es about a CoC and then come here to tell me what they think...
> And some of the people in favor of a CoC are talking about a CoC for the
> overall OSM community, no less.

Did you ever joined an IRC channel, or interacted in a web forum?

In that case you had most likely to follow some rules. Call it code of
conduct, but it's not something you never experienced already.


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