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Sorry, I apparently replied to the wrong mailing list.
On 14/08/18 18:19, Isarra Yos wrote:
As a total random, I'd also like to second this - as much as I think
the CoC and the committee in particular have room to improve in how
things are handled, this will never happen without proper support
As a total random, I'd also like to second this - as much as I think the
CoC and the committee in particular have room to improve in how things
are handled, this will never happen without proper support for the work
they're doing in the first place.
While some of us have been somewhat
I don't see how a ringing endorsement of principles is responsive to
specific issues that have been raised. If this email has any meaning at
all, it seems to mean that no change whatsoever is thought necessary by the
folks who would have to change.
On Tue, Aug 14, 2018, 13:46 Victoria Coleman
James, let's stay on topic, please. If you want to talk about other issues
then please start a new thread.
Victoria, I have mixed feelings about this statement.
I agree that we want to have civility in technical spaces, and a technical
code of conduct is one important way of working toward that
As a member of Code of conduct committee I just wanted to express how much
I appreciate your statement. The work we are doing is not fun, we are
dealing with frustrations, harassments, trolling, and all sorts of the dark
side of the Wikimedia movement but I genuinely believe that this type of
Does the restriction on "Disclosure of a person's identity or other
private information without their consent" forbid the Foundation from
sharing the geolocation and IP addresses of editors with researchers
under NDA or law enforcement officials claiming to have, e.g., an
The executive leadership team, on behalf of the Foundation, would like to issue
a statement of unequivocal support for the Code of Conduct and the
community-led Code of Conduct Committee. We believe that the development and
implementation of the Code are vital in ensuring
I don't have technical expertise in this area, but I do think something
chat-like has the most chance of success.
Telegram seems to be the most active platform now among non-technical
users, especially used during conferences.
Perhaps a much better integration with IRC (with a Slack-like
(Let me add the disclaimer that opinions are mine and don't represent the
views of the Foundation.)
On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 4:33 PM Sylvain Boissel <
> It may have changed since I last checked (a bit more than a year ago), but
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