Well, WMF will have to deal with this policy too. (:

I'm cautious about using a plurality of comments on this list as a proxy
for an RfC, but if I was WMF and I was looking at the comments on this
thread, I would be giving a lot of thought to fallbacks in case the RfC
either fails to achieve consensus or if there is a consensus against it.

I'm going to do something bold here and ping Maggie. I met her long before
she was promoted to her current exalted position, and I like how she thinks
about problems. I'm not promising to agree with her on this issue, but I'd
be really interested in hearing her thoughts about options if the TCoC does
not achieve consensus. I'm asking for opinions and options,rather than
decisions.While I have mixed feelings about TCoC and the process for its
creation, I also don't want anarchy in Phabricator and MediaWiki, so it
seems prudent to explore alternatives.

A point I should make is that I think that Matthew and others made some
good-faith efforts with the current draft. I would have proposed far less
WMF involvement with the draft, but in principle I tend to think that there
should be some kind of baseline expectation for civil conduct, some
explanations of what that means, and some ways for the community (i.e. not
WMF) to address behavior problems in places like Phabricator and MediaWiki.
Even if this iteration of the TCoC is not adopted, perhaps with some
modifications or revisions and with community leadership, some kind of TCoC
will be adopted at a future date.

Pine
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