Who made the law?

Anthony Lucas anthonyjlucas at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 11:05:13 BST 2012

Are we going a bit too far here with a COC?

Were these simply kicks, or actually followed with a ban?

Were they prevented from rejoining?

Let's remember that this is only IRC. Social friction can naturally happen.

If an OP repeatedly makes bad judgements they'll eventually lose that power.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com>
Sender: london.pm-bounces at london.pm.org
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:41:40 
To: London.pm Perl M\[ou\]ngers<london.pm at london.pm.org>
Reply-To: "London.pm Perl M\[ou\]ngers" <london.pm at london.pm.org>
Subject: Re: Who made the law?

On 31 Aug 2012, at 10:31, Roger Burton West <roger at firedrake.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 04:28:27PM -0400, Mark Fowler wrote:
>> Here's my longer drawn out version, stolen from YAPC::NA's code of conduct.  Comments on this are genuinely welcome, and I'll leave it to the current London.pm leader to make a call on what exactly we should adopt (if anything)
>> Code of Conduct
> My feeling is that this is far too long and offputting. "If they have to
> specify all this in nitpicking detail, it's because they've got people
> who are trying to game the system and they don't have the guts to throw
> them out." I'd much rather have a mostly-benevolent dictatorship which
> is able to treat cases as individual matters than a huge set of rules
> which still won't cover all eventualities.

And the problem with that is the dictatorship yesterday was less than
benevolent. Check the logs if necessary.

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