[Osmf-talk] [HOT] [hotosm-membership] Re: Code of Conduct Reminder
nebulon42 at mailbox.org
Sat Dec 16 09:18:17 UTC 2017
Am 2017-12-16 um 01:04 schrieb Christoph Hormann:
> On Friday 15 December 2017, Kate Chapman wrote:
>> In English it would be okay to say you hate a thing, it is not okay
>> to say you hate people or a group of people. What was said was
>> completely inappropriate because of that difference.
> A bit of general advise regarding cross cultural communication - not
> targeted at anyone in particular:
> It is always a good idea to not think and argue in absolutes when it
> comes to assessment of behaviour, especially if it is about behaviour
> through which people communicate their feelings.
> That people are communicating in English here does not mean in any way
> they agree to conform to an American or British understanding of what
> is and is not acceptable behaviour. I know this is much easier for
> non-native English speakers to accept but since this is an
> international cross cultural project i think this is something also
> native English speakers need to accept.
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