When I last spent some time looking at the proposal, I too felt that the
> contributions indicated that the policy had far too little community
> influence. *However*, if you'll entertain a hypothetical with me for a
> moment, let's suppose that the status quo continues and there is
> effectively no conduct policy for technical spaces -- in particular,
> Phabricator and MediaWiki, unless I am missing a conduct policy that
> already applies to them outside of the ToS. If there is no policy, is that
> better than the policy that Matthew has been drafting?

Perhaps that is a good reason for putting the decision to the Community:
collectively they are the people who have to deal with the consequences of
a flawed or non-existent policy.

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