[Linux-aus] Linux Australia Code of Conduct

Silvia Pfeiffer silvia at silvia-pfeiffer.de
Tue Nov 29 09:51:16 EST 2011

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 8:48 AM, Mark Walkom <markwalkom at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28 November 2011 21:53, Brent Wallis <brent.wallis at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If Linux Australia want a G rated conference then I don;t really
>> understand how a bloated code of conduct is going to do to fix this.
>> Why not this:
>> Code of conduct:
>> Linux.conf.au presentations must adhere to the Australian censorship laws
>> for a G rating.
> This is probably as accurate as you will be able to get it without another
> few months of to-and-fro.
> With some provisions towards any behaviours like those mentioned, you'd have
> a short but sharp CoC with more in depth stuff you can just point to via the
> BSA for anyone that asks.

Unfortunately, this only addesses one part of the problem: the
speakers. This sentence would not cover any of the poor behaviour that
we've seen previously and that got some people excluded from previous
conferences. So, I think, as nice as a short one like this would be,
it's not sufficient.


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